The election of city officials shall be conducted in all respects as provided by the laws of Kansas governing the holding of city elections.
(K.S.A. 25-2101 et seq.; Code 2000)
At all city elections the polls shall be open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m., unless different hours are set and publicly announced by the county election officer.
(K.S.A. 25-2111, 26-206; Code 2000)
(a) The governing body shall consist of a mayor and five council members to be elected to terms as set forth herein. The mayor and council members shall be residents and qualified electors of the City of White City, Kansas.
(b) Those governing body positions with terms expiring in April 2017 (i.e., the mayor and councilmembers elected in April 2013), shall expire on the second Monday in January of 2018, when the city officials elected in the November 2017 general election take office. Those governing body positions with terms expiring in April 2019 (i.e., the councilmembers elected in April 2015), shall expire on the second Monday in January of 2020, when the city officials elected in the November 2019 general election take office.
(c) Non-partisan general elections shall take place on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in November 2017. Succeeding elections will be held every two years for all such governing body positions whose terms have expired. All governing body members shall have four year terms.
(d) In accordance with K.S.A. 25-205, and amendments thereto, any person may become a candidate for city office elected at large by having had filed with the county election office either of the following:
(1) a declaration of candidacy, accompanied by any fee required by law; or
(2) a nomination petition. The nomination petition must be signed by five qualified electors of the city.
(C.O. No. 88-01, Sec. 2; C.O. No. 8; Ord. 2017-2-8)