§ 31.066  ELECTIONS.
   The Clerk shall perform the following duties relating to elections and nominations:
   (A)   In the event of a change in the method of nomination process used by the city, certify to the Commissioner of Elections the type of nomination process to be used by the city no later than 77 days before the date of the regular city election;
(Iowa Code § 376.6)
   (B)   Accept the nomination petition of a candidate for a city office for filing if on its face it appears to have the requisite number of signatures and is timely filed;
(Iowa Code § 376.4)
   (C)   Designate other employees or officials of the city who are ordinarily available to accept nomination papers if the Clerk is not readily available during normal working hours;
(Iowa Code § 376.4)
   (D)   Note upon each petition and affidavit accepted for filing the date and time that the petition was filed; and
(Iowa Code § 376.4)
   (E)   Deliver all nomination petitions, together with the text of any public measure being submitted by the Council to the electorate, to the County Commissioner of Elections not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day following the last day on which nomination petitions can be filed.
(Iowa Code § 376.4)
(1999 Code, § 18.12)