Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 399 > Dec 4 1950

A county auditor may charge a proper proportionate share of election expenses to any municipality scheduling a special election in concert with either a state primary or general election.

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.