Sec. 3.2. Election procedure.
The election of all city officers shall be on a non-partisan basis. The general election laws of the State shall apply to and control, as near as may be, all procedures relating to registration and city elections except as such general laws relate to political parties of partisan procedure and except as otherwise provided in this Charter.
State Law References: Nonpartisan elections permitted, MCL 117.3(a), (b).