ITEM XIII-2.  REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
   Nominations for municipal elective offices shall be initiated by filing nonpartisan petitions.  Each candidate for a municipal elective office shall be a qualified elector of the City of Berea, and each candidate for the office of Ward-Council member shall be a qualified elector of the ward for which he seeks office prior to the due date for filing of nominating petitions with the Board of Elections.  Each petition for nomination of a candidate for the office of Mayor shall be signed by not less than seventy-five (75) registered electors of the Municipality.  Each petition for nomination of a candidate for the office of Council-At-Large or Council President shall be signed by not less than seventy-five (75) registered electors of the Municipality.  Each petition for nomination of a candidate for the office of Ward-Council member shall be signed by not less than fifty (50) registered electors of the Municipality residing in the ward from which election is sought.  Such petition or petitions when filed must be accompanied by the written acceptance of the nominee.  Each signator of a petition shall sign his name and after his name shall designate his address and date of signing.  Nominating petitions for candidacy for an office shall be filed with the Board of Elections of Cuyahoga County not less than sixty (60) days prior to the date of the primary election for such office.  (Amended 11/8/16)