AN ACT RATIFYING AND CONFIRMING THE NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE HARNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE YEARS 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956 and 1958.
WHEREAS, Section 1 of Chapter 48, Session Laws of 1947, divides Harnett County into five districts for the purpose of nominating and electing members of the board of county commissioners; and
WHEREAS, Section 2 of said Act provides for the election of members of said board of county commissioners in the general election by the qualified voters of the entire county but said Section does not clearly indicate the legislative intent as to whether candidates shall be nominated by only the voters of the districts in which the respective candidates reside or by conventions participated in by only delegates from the districts in which the respective candidates reside or whether the candidate representing each district shall be nominated by the voters of the entire county or by all the delegates in a county convention; and
WHEREAS, the Democratic candidates have heretofore been nominated by only the voters of the district in which the candidates representing a particular district reside and have not been voted upon in the primary by the voters of the entire county: Now, therefore,
The General Assembly of North Carolina, do enact:
Section 1. That the nominations and elections of members of the Board of County Commissioners of Harnett County for the years 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956 and 1958 be and the same are each hereby in all respects ratified, confirmed and validated.
Sec. 2. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.