(A)   Within 15 days after a completed petition is offered for filing with the City Elections Official, the Official shall verify the number and genuineness of the signatures and the voting qualifications of the persons who signed such petition by reference to the voter registration records in the office of the County Clerk.
   (B)   If a sufficient number of electors signed the petition, the Official shall certify and file the petition, if the Official determines that there is an insufficient number of signatures, the petition does not qualify for placement on the ballot and the petition process is ended. Petitions shall be kept on file with the city.
(Prior Code, § 2.195)  (Ord. 1993-13, passed 10-25-1993)