[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-19-1979 by L.L. 2-1979]
The purpose of this article, enacted under the power granted to the City under § 10, Subdivision 1(i), of the Municipal Home Rule Law, is to provide for the conduct of special elections not governed by the Election Law.
Whenever a special election not governed by the Election Law is called under the authority of the Municipal Home Rule Law or any other law permitting or requiring such special election, the City Clerk shall request the Schenectady County Board of Elections to conduct the special election for the City, at the City's expense, as if the special election were governed by applicable provisions of the Election Law. If the Schenectady County Board of Elections declines to conduct the special election, the City Clerk shall conduct it as if it were governed by applicable provisions of the Election Law.
Voters may not vote in such a special election by absentee ballot.
[Adopted 2-9-1970 by Ord. No. 15274; amended in its entirety 8-24-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-12]
The City of Schenectady shall be divided into election districts pursuant to New York State Election Law § 4-100, Subsection 2