New York Election Law
Sec. § 15-102
Definitions


The terms used in this article shall have the meaning herein defined unless other meaning is clearly apparent in language or context:

1.

“General village election” means the annual or biennial election for village officers.

2.

“Special village election” means any election of village officers, other than, the general village election.

3.

“Village election” means and includes both general and special village elections for officers.

4.

“Publish” means that any notice or resolution required to be published by a village shall be so printed within the time required in the law requring publication in the official newspaper of the village, or if none, one of general circulation within the village.

5.

“Village primary” means any election held by a political party for the purpose of nominating candidates for elective village offices.
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