2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:9-1.11 - Definitions

40A:9-1.11. Definitions

As used in this act:

a. "Candidate" means any person who shall file, or cause to have filed, a petition of nomination for election, or for election, to any local elective office;

b. "Local elective office" means any office of a local unit regularly filled at an election by the voters, but does not mean any office established by the State Constitution;

c. "Local unit" means a county or municipality, and, whenever an office is required to be filled by election from a district, ward or other subdivision means the district, ward or subdivision to which the office pertains;

d. "Resident" means a person having, within the territorial limits of the local unit, a place of abode, which has not been adopted for any mere special or temporary purpose, but is his ordinary and permanent domicile.

L.1980, c. 94, s. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1981.

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