Primary Elections

SECTION 17-15-4

§ 17-15-4. Municipal primaries other than at time of general primaries.

In those cities and towns that now by law hold elections for city or town officers on a day other than the Tuesday after the first Monday in November biennially in each even year, a primary election for the nomination of the city or town officials shall be held and the local board shall fix the date of the election; provided, that the primary election shall have been held by the thirtieth (30th) day preceding the date fixed for the election; and provided, further, that the date fixed by the local board shall not be a religious holiday and shall be held on the first Tuesday next after the first Monday of any month.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, § 2; P.L. 1948, ch. 2100, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-15-4; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1961, ch. 70, § 4; P.L. 1967, ch. 200, § 3; P.L. 2018, ch. 182, § 6; P.L. 2018, ch. 279, § 6.)