115.305. This subchapter shall not apply to candidates for special district offices, township offices in township organization counties, or city, town and village offices; provided that, cities of the fourth class, except those in a county of the first class with a charter form of government and which adjoins a city not within a county, may elect, only by ordinance, to hold primary elections in accordance with the provisions of sections 115.305 to 115.405 or in accordance with the provisions of sections 78.470, 78.480 and 78.510, and the ordinance shall state which of these provisions of law are being adopted.
(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 10.001, A.L. 1981 H.B. 18)
Cities of the fourth classification, primary elections, procedure, cost; exception, 79.035
Missouri General Assembly