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Section: General rules of construction

Statute: 40:45-1

Except as hereinafter provided in section 40:45-2 of this title, all municipal or charter elections shall be held and all officers required to be elected in any municipality, except officers first elected in newly created municipalities, shall be voted for and elected on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in each year, and with the same registration and upon the same official ballots required by law for the election of state and county officers. The ballots so voted shall be canvassed and the result of any such election shall be determined as provided by law in the case of county officials, and certified to the clerks of the respective municipalities; it being the intention hereby to consolidate the municipal or charter elections in municipalities with the general or state elections.

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