Commencing with the year 2001, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May, prior to each regularly scheduled municipal election, primary elections shall be held for the purpose of nominating persons without regard to political parties, for elections to offices provided by this Charter. The names of two (2) persons receiving the highest number of votes for each office shall be nominated to be candidates for such office at the next succeeding regular municipal elections. In case there shall not be for any office more than two (2) persons who have filed petitions as provided for in this Charter to be candidates at such primary election, then said persons shall be nominated as the candidates at the next succeeding regular municipal election and the primary for that particular office shall not be held.
(Amended 11-7-00.)