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Sec. 10.3. Primary election.

A nonpartisan city primary election shall be held on the date prescribed by state law for the holding of general fall primary elections. If, upon the expiration of the time for filing nomination petitions for any elective city office, petitions have been filed for no more than two (2) persons seeking nomination as candidates for any city office to be elected from the city at large or from any ward of the city at the next regular city election, then no primary election shall be held in respect to such office and the Clerk shall publish notice of such fact. The two (2) persons seeking nomination for each city office to be filled at the next city election receiving the highest number of votes at any such city primary election shall be declared the nominees for election to the respective offices for which they are candidates and their names, together with the names of persons filing petitions, or in whose behalf petitions have been filed, for offices with respect to which no primary election was held, shall be certified to the election commission to be placed upon the ballot for the next subsequent regular city election.

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