Washington State

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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 159 >

Where a city decides to change its form of government from a commission to the council-manager form a council is elected at the time of the special election on the proposition.  The councilmen-elect assume office on the 30th day following issuance of certificates of election and serve an abbreviated term until the councilmen elected at the next regular municipal election take office.