Mandating Local Special Elections - SIGNED INTO LAW

Bill Text: AB 952

Date Introduced: February 26, 2015

Sponsors: Asm. Garcia (D)

Status: Signed into law

This bill requires that, if a city council fills a vacancy in a local elective office by appointment in the first half of the term of office, the appointee holds office only until the next general municipal election at which point a special election is held.

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