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Legality of Ordinance Changing Staggered Four-Year Term of Office to Non-Staggered Two-Year Term of Office

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Reviewed Date: October 15, 2020

Original Author: 
Hodge, Elisha
Date of Material: 
Oct 15, 2020


Subjects:
Elections--Terms of office
Elections--Laws and regulations--Tennessee

Legality of Ordinance Changing Staggered Four-Year Term of Office to Non-Staggered Two-Year Term of Office

Summary: 
MTAS was asked to give an opinion on the legality of an ordinance which changed the board of mayor and alderman from a staggered four-year term of office to a non-staggered two-year term of office.

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