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1. The term of the first mayor elected under this charter, shall be three years; the terms of the first councilmen from wards one and two elected under this charter, shall be two years; the terms of the first councilmen from wards three and four elected under this charter, shall be one year. Every year thereafter, the successors of those whose terms are expiring shall be elected for overlapping terms of three years;
2. All candidates for mayor and councilmen shall be nominated and the mayor and all councilmen shall be elected, at large, by the qualified electors of the entire city, although candidates for councilmen from the wards must be qualified electors of their respective wards; and
3. Both the primary and the general election shall be nonpartisan; and no party designation or emblem shall be placed on the ballot.