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2.08.060 Filing as a Candidate for Office.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 177200, effective February 21, 2003.)
 
A. An eligible elector may become a candidate for nonpartisan office by filing a declaration of candidacy accompanied by a filing fee or by filing a nominating petition.
 
B. A nominating petition or declaration of candidacy shall contain the name of only one candidate.
 
C. No person shall file a nominating petition or declaration of candidacy for more than one lucrative office on the ballot at the same time. If a person has filed for another office, the person shall first withdraw the prior filing before a nominating petition or declaration of candidacy shall be accepted.
 
D. A nominating petition or declaration of candidacy shall be filed within the time period prescribed by state law.