4.40.010 Runoff election, required.
4.40.020 Runoff election, date and notice.
4.40.010 Runoff election; required.
a. If no City Council candidate receives in excess of forty percent of the votes cast for a respective seat, a runoff election shall be held. When more than one Council seat for the same term is to be filled, total votes cast for a respective seat shall be determined by dividing the total number of votes cast for all candidates by the number of seats to be filled.
b. In the event a runoff is required, the number of candidates receiving the highest votes to provide two candidates for each vacancy shall be included in the list of candidates for the runoff election.
c. If no candidate for the office of Mayor receives forty percent of the votes cast for that office, a runoff election between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will be held. (Ord. 95-1(S) (part), 1995; Ord. 91-1 1, 1991; Ord. 88-14 3, 1988; Ord. 82-6 20, 1982).
4.40.020 Runoff election; date and notice.
a. If a runoff election is required due to the outcome of a regular election, the runoff election shall be held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If a runoff election is required due to the outcome of a special election, the runoff election shall be held on the fourth Tuesday following the special election.
b. At least five days prior to the election, the City Clerk shall post notice of a runoff election in three public places and publish it once in a newspaper of general circulation in the City. The notice shall be in substantially the same form as the notice required for regular and special elections set forth at H.C.C. 4.01.050. (Ord. 95-1(S) (part), 1995; Ord. 91-1 2, 1991).