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AGO 1958 No. 217 >  August 25, 1958
CITIES AND TOWNS - FIRST CLASS CITIES - PARTISAN ELECTIONS - ELECTIONS - CITIES AND TOWNS - NEWLY INCORPORATED FIRST CLASS CITY - MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIRST CLASS CITIES ‑- PARTISAN ELECTIONS ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- NEWLY INCORPORATED FIRST CLASS CITY ‑- MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ‑- CHARTER PROVISIONS ‑- VALIDITY OF... 1.  A city of the first class newly incorporated from previously unincorporated territory may validly provide in its city charter for partisan elections, regardless of whether the city adopted a council-manager form of government.  2.  Political parties represented at such partisan primary elections are those whose candidates received ten per cent of the total vote cast at the last preceding general election in the state.
AGO 1954 No. 211 >  February 18, 1954
CITIES - CHARTER PROVISIONS - INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIC LANGUAGE - OFFICE OF MAYOR "AS FULL TIME POSITION"
CITIES ‑- CHARTER PROVISIONS ‑- INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIC LANGUAGE ‑- OFFICE OF MAYOR 'AS FULL TIME POSITION' Section 33A, proposed amendment to the charter of the city of Bellingham, if adopted, would require the mayor to keep his office open and to apply his personal time and attention to the duties of that office during the hours fixed by the charter, or by ordinance, or if not so fixed, during recognized office hours. It would not prohibit personal financial interests in other enterprises, nor the application of his time thereto during other than regular office hours.
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