Question: Should section be amended to remove the second paragraph that provides that the Council has the power to provide for election devices, the forms of ballots and the method of counting ballots?

Proposed Language:

§ 15     General Laws to Apply

All elections provided for by this Charter, whether for the choice of officers or the submission of questions to the voters, shall be conducted by the election authorities prescribed by general law of the State; and the provisions of the general election laws of the State shall apply to all the elections except as provision is otherwise made by this Charter, and except further that the Council may, by ordinance, provide measures to promote and insure the purity and integrity of the ballot, and against corrupt practices in elections.

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