Towns and Cities

Election and Qualification of Officers

SECTION 45-4-19

§ 45-4-19. Combination of voting districts for special city council election in the city of Pawtucket.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general or public laws to the contrary, the Pawtucket board of canvassers shall combine councilmatic voting districts for a special primary election and special election in 2018 to fill a vacancy on the Pawtucket city council. The districts shall be combined so that there shall be at least one voting district in each of the six (6) council wards in the city.

(b) Once the voting districts are combined as provided in subsection (a), the local board must advertise the combination of districts in a newspaper of general circulation in the city no less than seven (7) days before the special primary election and again no less than seven (7) days prior to the special election.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2018, ch. 1, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 3, § 1.)