Any qualified elector of the city, as defined in Section 66 of the city Charter who has been a resident of the city for a period of one year, is registered to vote in the city and who will have reached the age of twenty-one (21) at the time of his taking office, and who is otherwise qualified to be a member of the City Commission, may be a candidate for the City Commission from the district in which he resides. Each candidate seeking the office of City Commissioner shall file a notice of candidacy and such other papers as may be required by law with the City Clerk within the filing period provided by law, after paying a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00). Such notice shall be filed on forms furnished by the City Clerk and shall be certified by the City Clerk.
(Special Acts, Ch. 63-1826, § 11; Ch. 65-2141, § 8; Ch. 69-1511, § 3; Ref. of 3-9-76)