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AGO Opinions with Topic: ELECTION OF FREEHOLDERS
AGO 1953 No. 67 >  June 17, 1953
CITIES AND TOWNS - ADVANCEMENT OF CLASSIFICATION OF A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS - SUBMISSION TO VOTERS THE QUESTION OF ADVANCEMENT - ELECTION OF FREEHOLDERS
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- ADVANCEMENT OF CLASSIFICATION OF A CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS ‑- SUBMISSION TO VOTERS THE QUESTION OF ADVANCEMENT -- ELECTION OF FREEHOLDERS 1. The vote of the electors on the question of advancement of a city to the first class is advisory only. 2. An ordinance is ineffective which limits the freeholders elected to frame a charter to a function only after a favorable vote for advancement. 3. Freeholders, once elected, may proceed to frame a charter in spite of a negative vote by the electorate on the question of advancement.
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