HOUSE BILL 549
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE GUILFORD COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE ELECTED ON THE NONPARTISAN PRIMARY AND ELECTION METHOD.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Chapter 296, Session Laws of 1977, is amended by adding a new section to read:
"Sec. 3.1. The election shall be held under the nonpartisan primary method and the results determined in accordance with G.S. 163-294. The primary, if necessary, shall be held on the same date as the primary provided in G.S. 163-1(b). The election shall be held at the time of the general election in November. Candidates for the office of member of the Guilford County Board of Education shall file a notice of candidacy without indicating party affiliation and shall pay a filing fee of five dollars ($5.00), during the period prescribed for county officers in G.S. 163-106(c)."
Sec. 2. Section 4 of Chapter 282, Session Laws of 1975, is repealed.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 7th day of July, 1981.