New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:45-17 - Number Of Votes For Election; Commencement Of Term Of Office.

40:45-17 Number of votes for election; commencement of term of office.

13.At the regular municipal election in any municipality which has adopted this act, the candidates receiving the greatest number of votes cast shall be elected to the respective offices. Except as otherwise provided by law, the term of office of any officer elected pursuant to this act shall begin on July 1 next following election. If a regular municipal election is held on the day of the general election in November pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of P.L.2009, c.196 (C.40:45-7.1), the term of office of any officer elected shall begin on January 1 next following election.

L.1981, c.379, s.13; amended 1983, c.183, s.3; 2009, c.196, s.7.

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