A. Special City elections shall be held when called by resolution of the City Council at least forty-nine (49) days in advance of such election, or when required by State law. Any resolution calling a special election shall set forth the purpose of such election.
B. Where this Charter requires that a vacancy in the office of Mayor or Council member be filled by special election, the special primary election to nominate candidates and the special general election to fill the office shall be called by a resolution of the City Council adopted at least sixty (60) days before the special primary election and at least ninety (90) days before the special general election. The special primary election shall be held at least twenty-five (25) days before the special general election.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974)