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AGO Opinions with Topic: APPOINTMENT OF PERSON FROM SAME POLITICAL PARTY AND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
AGO 1965 No. 14 >  March 16, 1965
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - LEGISLATURE - MEMBERS - VACANCY - APPOINTMENT OF PERSON FROM SAME POLITICAL PARTY AND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- LEGISLATURE ‑- MEMBERS ‑- VACANCY ‑- APPOINTMENT OF PERSON FROM SAME POLITICAL PARTY AND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT In the event of a vacancy in either house of the Washington state legislature prior to the date of commencement of new legislative terms of office under chapter 6, Laws of 1965, the person appointed to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term must be from the same political party as the legislator whose office was vacated and he must reside somewhere within the geographical area which comprised the legislative district from which his predecessor was elected or appointed.
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