Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1963 NO. 25 > May 23 1963

The term "public highway" as used in the state motor vehicle code (Title 46 RCW) means any place, way, street, etc., where people are accustomed to congregate in automobiles in numbers sufficient to constitute a use by the public.

AGO 1953 NO. 479 > Feb 6 1953

1. A general election is an election required to be held on a fixed date recurring at regular intervals. 2. The term "general election" as used in the Seventeenth Amendment to the state constitution includes a school district election if the statute governing the election requires that it be held on a fixed date at regular intervals.