1. The Laws of New York
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  4. Article 6: Designation and Nomination of Candidates


Section 6-168 Designating petitions; candidates for the office of judge of the civil court of the city of New York

Election (ELN)

Designating petitions; candidates for the office of judge of the civil court of the city of New York. 1. The board of elections of the city of New York, not later than fourteen days before the first day to circulate designating petitions for a primary election, or the day after a vacancy occurs, whichever is later, shall promulgate and have available for public inspection at its main office, a list of all vacancies in the office of judge of the civil court of the city of New York for which nominations will be made at such primary election. Such list shall include the borough and district, if any, in which each such vacancy exists, the name of the judge who was last elected to such seat and a number assigned to each such vacancy by the board of elections.

  2. A designating petition for any candidate for any such office shall include in the title of the office for which a designation is being made, the number assigned by the board of elections to the vacancy for which such candidate is designated.

  3. If, at any primary election in which more than one nomination is to be made for the office of judge of the civil court of the city of New York in any borough of such city or in any civil court district within any such borough, only one candidate is designated for any such vacancy, such candidate shall be deemed nominated and his name shall not appear upon the primary ballot unless a petition for opportunity to ballot for such vacancy is filed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

  4. If more than one person is designated for one or more such vacancies, all such persons shall be listed on the primary ballot as candidates for such office without reference to the seat for which they were designated and those persons, equal to the number of such vacancies, who receive the highest number of votes shall be nominated as candidates for such office.