ITEM XIII-3.  SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
   Candidates for all offices to be voted for at any municipal election under the provisions of this Charter shall be nominated at a non-partisan primary election to be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May in odd-numbered years as required.
   The number of candidates for the Mayor, Council President, and Ward-Council member at any regular municipal election in the Municipality shall be the two candidates on the primary election ballot receiving the highest number of votes at the primary election. The number of candidates for the office of Council-At-Large at any regular municipal election in the Municipality shall be the four (4) candidates on the primary election ballot receiving the highest number of votes at the primary election.
   In case there shall not be more than two persons who shall have filed petitions for the office of Mayor, Council President, and Ward-Council member as provided for in this Charter, then said
persons shall be the candidates at the regular municipal election and the primary for the particular
office shall not be held. In case there shall not be more than four (4) persons who shall have filed
petitions for the office of Council-At-Large as provided for in this Charter, then said persons shall be the candidates at the regular municipal election, and the primary for such office shall not be held. (Amended 11/8/16)