Section 2-2  Election and terms of mayor and aldermen.
At the next regular election officers of the Town of Canton, North Carolina, to be held in 2013 as determined by the Haywood County Board of Elections, the qualified voters of the Town of Canton shall elect four Aldermen and a Mayor all of whom must be residents of any part of the Town of Canton. During this election the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to serve a (4) year term and the next two Aldermen candidates receiving the next highest votes shall serve a (2) year term. The Mayor shall be elected for a (4) four year term. Thereafter, the citizens of the Town of Canton shall biennially elect two Aldermen to serve (4) four year terms and a Mayor shall be elected at alternate biennial elections to serve (4) four year term.
(Private Laws 1907, Ch. 90, Sec. 5; Private Laws 1911, Ch. 178, Sec. 3; Private Laws 1920 [Extra Session], Ch. 78, Sec. 5; Private Laws 1923, Ch. 204, Sec. 2; Ord. of 8/27/13)
Stale Law Reference: The Uniform Municipal Election Law of 1971, as amended. G.S. 163.279. et seq. aspersed" the above section and provides for holding elections on other dates.