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Community councilmembers shall be elected to staggered four-year terms until their successors are elected and qualified. Each council position shall be numbered separately. Candidates shall run for specific council positions. The number of council positions shall be five, seven, nine, or eleven, as specified in the petition calling for the creation of the community council.
Community councilmembers shall be nominated and elected at nonpartisan elections pursuant to general election laws, except the elections shall be held in even-numbered years, unless the county operates under a charter and members of the county legislative authority are elected in odd-numbered years, in which case, community councilmembers shall be elected in odd-numbered years.
The provisions of this section apply to the election and terms of office of the initial community councilmembers, except as provided in RCW 36.105.050.
A councilmember shall lose his or her council position if his or her primary residence no longer is located within the community. Vacancies on a community council shall be filled by action of the remaining councilmembers.


Reviser's note: As to the constitutionality of this section, see Island Cty. v. State, 135 Wn.2d 141, 955 P.2d 377 (1998).
PurposeCaptions not law1991 c 363: See notes following RCW 2.32.180.
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