Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or provisions of the charter of the city of Newton to the contrary, there shall be held in the city of Newton a preliminary election, if necessary, and a special election for the remainder of the unexpired term of the office of mayor as follows:
the preliminary election, if necessary, shall be held on September twentieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-four;
the special election shall be held on November eighth, nineteen hundred and ninety-four.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section twenty-six of chapter fifty-one of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the dates and times for voter registration for the preliminary and special election referred to in section one shall coincide with the dates and times for voter registration for the primary and biennial state elections to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-four.
SECTION 3. The state secretary shall cause the names and addresses of the two final candidates for the office of mayor to be placed on the official ballot to be used in the city of Newton at the biennial state election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-four.
SECTION 4. All other provisions of state and local law, not otherwise inconsistent herewith, shall be applicable to the elections referred to in this act.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.