Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
Section 1 of chapter 139 of the acts of 1946 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following 4 sentences:- Except as otherwise provided herein, for every regular or special city election in the city of Woburn at which any elective municipal office is to be filled, there shall be held a preliminary election for the purpose of nominating candidates therefore. The board of aldermen shall fix the day of holding preliminary elections. The date fixed shall be no later than the sixth Tuesday preceding the regular or special election. The action of the board of aldermen in fixing the date of the preliminary election shall be taken not later than the sixtieth day before the date so fixed.
Approved June 25, 2007.