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Nonpartisan municipal elections

Anthony G. White

Nonpartisan municipal elections

a selected bibliography

by Anthony G. White

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Local elections -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Elections, Nonpartisan -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementAnthony G. White.
      SeriesExchange bibliography - Council of Planning Librarians ; 834
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5942 .C68 no. 834, Z7165.U5 .C68 no. 834, JS395 .C68 no. 834
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5253409M
      LC Control Number75326328

      Political Activity of State or Local Officers or Employees General Provisions], the term 'nonpartisan election' means “an election at which none of the candidates is to be nominated or elected as representing a political party any of whose candidates for Presidential elector receives votes in the last preceding election at which Presidential. • Whether the municipality has nonpartisan or partisan elections. • If partisan, the time for accepting nominations and holding primaries. • If nonpartisan, filing is either by petition or statement of intention of candidacy. • If nonpartisan, method of determining results include a • plurality (S.C. Code ).

      Voter Turnout Plummeting in Local Elections Voter turnout for local elections has historically lagged but is getting worse, prompting officials to explore new ways to get people to the polls. The City of Gunnison is a Home Rule Municipality, and all elections are nonpartisan. Regular City elections are held on the second Tuesday in November on each odd-numbered year. Voter Registration is done through the Gunnison County Elections Office located at North Wisconsin Street in Gunnison, phone

      Nonpartisan ballot. On the nonpartisan ballot shall be printed the names of all nonpartisan candidates for election to judicial office, office of member of the state board of education, office of member of a board of education, municipal or township offices for municipal corporations and townships in which primary elections are not held for nomination of . All regular and special elections for the office of Mayor, Council of the city and Combined Utilities Commissioner shall be nonpartisan general elections pursuant to S.C. Code § Written statements of intention to run for the offices of Mayor, Council and Combined Utilities Commissioner, designating the office sought, shall be filed.


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Proponents of nonpartisan ballots suggest that: Political parties are irrelevant to providing services. Cooperation between elected officials belonging to different parties is more likely. Proponents for partisan elections argue that: The absence of party labels confuses voters; a voter who must choose from among a group of candidates whom she knows nothing about will have.

Background Municipal election systems are determined by the nature of the council members' constituency and by the presence or absence of party labels on the ballot. With regard to the latter feature, there are two types of ballots for city council members.

In partisan elections, the party affiliation of the candidate is indicated on the ballot, whereas in. Candidate Gustavo Peña Todd Phelps Party Nonpartisan: Nonpartisan: Popular v 18, Percentage % %.

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Partisan vs. Nonpartisan Elections Municipal election systems are determined by the nature of the council members' constituency and by the presence or absence of party labels on the ballot. With regard to the latter feature, there are two types of ballots for city council members. In partisan elections, the party affiliation of the candidate is File Size: KB.

Inas in years past, the issue of nonpartisan elections has stirred a great deal of public debate. At the Commission’s recent hearings, 80 percent of witnesses testified in support of nonpartisan elections, and of those who testified in opposition, many were elected officials.

Nonpartisan elections are generally held for municipal and county offices. In addition, most school board elections are nonpartisan. Nonpartisan elections for judges are also common. The state of Nebraska self-identifies as the only state legislature that is entirely nonpartisan. The Nebraska State Senate is unicameral.

The New Mexico Constitution provides that all municipal elections be nonpartisan, and that is why it is in our City Charter and not because the framers thought it was a great idea. The Irvine mayoral election was held on November 6, to elect the mayor of Irvine, California. It saw the reelection of Donald P.

Wagner. Municipal elections in California are officially non-partisan. elections Municipal See also: United States municipal elections, and Mayoral partisanship Who runs America's cities and counties.

Only 16 of America's largest cities hold partisan elections, but 94 of the mayors in those cities were affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties at the beginning of Democratic mayors oversaw 67 of the cities. The word "nonpartisan," sometimes written "non-partisan," means not biased, particularly toward a political party.

In order to curtail the influence of political parties, the United States holds nonpartisan local elections. Nonpartisan election laws only allow candidates to run under their own names. They do not represent political parties. Nonpartisan definition is - not partisan; especially: free from party affiliation, bias, or designation.

How to use nonpartisan in a sentence. They are quite popular in local and municipal elections, where dozens of offices are elected, some of which have no partisan character to them (e.g., coroner, recorder of deeds, etc.) Advocates of nonpartisan elections argue that they allow the officeholder to be accountable to the people, and not to the political party responsible for.

Non-Partisan Elections. No Party, No Ideology. Think Again. We work on a lot of down-ballot county and municipal campaigns across the country. Many of these races—including campaigns for judge, sheriff, county executive, school board, city council, and mayor—are non-partisan, meaning candidates do not run with a political party designation.

used nonpartisan elections to select their public officials (DeSantis and Renner ). Nonpartisan elections are also widely used in voting for judges and, in NOTE: The authors would like to thank Tom Carsey, Brad Lockerbie, and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions.

All errors are the responsibility of the authors. Next week's nonpartisan municipal elections have taken on a bit of a partisan flavor, as members of Brevard County's Democratic Party are actively working to get Democrats elected in four communities.

A Nonpartisan Resource for State Election Codes The State Election Law eBenchbook is a free, non-partisan platform that provides complete versions of state election codes, supplementary materials related to election laws, and annotated commentary from in-state election experts.

Make Elections Nonpartisan Randy M. Mastro is a former deputy mayor of New York City, under Rudolph W. Giuliani, and is now a litigation partner at the law firm of Gibson Dunn. Updated June nonpartisan municipal elections, as well as the variety of possible nonpartisan electoral structures, provide the background necessary to understand the policy and legal concerns at issue today.

The current rationales for implementing nonpartisan elections Cited by: 1. The Poisoning of Our Politics: Partisan Elections styled good government groups had defeated a proposal in to institute nonpartisan elections. He channeled that annoyance into a book.

See also ss. (2) and (nomination of county commissioners by qualified electors of county in primary election); ; andF. S. Compare s. (2), F.

S., which provides that a judicial office is a nonpartisan office and a candidate for election or retention thereto is prohibited from campaigning or qualifying for.partisan, election, suggest that nonpartisan municipal elections may only substitute ethnic pressures for those of party.

Gerald Pomper is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers-the State University of New Jersey. A LTHOUGH nonpartisan elections are now employed in al-most two-thirds of American municipal elections,' only.

Sincethe unicameral chamber has been officially nonpartisan, and so are the elections that form it: Primary contests determine the .