Village of Osceola, WI
Polk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Osceola 12-10-2002 by Ord. No. 02-23. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
Appointment; duties; powers.
(1) 
Such election officials shall have all of the powers and perform all of the duties prescribed for such officers by the statutes. Inspectors shall serve as clerk of election as may be necessary.
(2) 
Such election officials shall be selected in the manner provided by law.
(3) 
The Village Clerk is authorized to select alternate officials or two sets of officials to work at different times on election day.
(4) 
Such election officials shall receive such compensation as fixed by resolution of the Village Board.
[Added 2-8-2005 by Ord. No. 05-02]
A. 
Nonpartisan primary. Candidates for elective Village offices shall be nominated by nomination papers, and elected by nonpartisan primary where required, under the following rules and procedures in accordance with § 8.05(4), Wis. Stats:
(1) 
Nomination of candidates for elective Village offices shall be accomplished by nomination papers and nonpartisan primary for all elections conducted after January 1, 2006.
(2) 
Nomination papers shall be signed by not fewer than 20 nor more than 100 electors of the Village. The papers shall be circulated no sooner than December 1 preceding the election and shall be filed with the Village Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. the first Tuesday of January, or the next day if Tuesday is a holiday.
(3) 
Notice of election shall be given pursuant to the requirements of §§ 10.01(2)(a) and 10.06(3)(a), Wis. Stats.
(4) 
When the number of candidates for an office does not exceed twice the number to be elected, their names shall appear on the official ballot for the regular election without a primary.
(5) 
When the number of candidates for an elective office exceeds twice the number to be elected to the office, the Village will hold a nonpartisan primary to determine which candidates shall appear on the official spring election ballot.
B. 
The annual election shall be held on the first Tuesday of April.
C. 
Special elections may be held when ordered by a majority of the Village Board. The Clerk shall publish the notices required under § 10.06(3)(f), Wis. Stats., beginning 30 days prior to the date of the special election.
D. 
Within five days after the election, the Village Clerk shall notify the person so elected thereof in writing, and within five days of such notice every person so elected shall take and file the official oath.
E. 
All election procedures shall comply with the applicable provisions of Wisconsin Statutes.