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Chapter 29.13 RCW Dispositions

TIMES FOR HOLDING ELECTIONS AND PRIMARIES


Sections

29.13.010  State and local general elections — Statewide general election — Exceptions — Special county elections.
[2003 c 111 § 144; 1994 c 142 § 1; 1992 c 37 § 1; 1989 c 4 § 9 (Initiative Measure No. 99); 1980 c 3 § 1; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 111 § 1; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 3 § 1; 1973 2nd ex.s. c 36 § 1; 1973 c 4 § 1; 1965 c 123 § 2; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.010. Prior: 1955 c 151 § 1; prior: (i) 1923 c 53 § 1; 1921 c 61 § 1; RRS § 5143. (ii) 1921 c 61 § 3; RRS § 5145.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.320 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.015  1963 elections act defined.
[1965 c 9 § 29.13.015.]
Repealed by 1983 c 3 § 42.


29.13.020  City, town, and district general and special elections — Exceptions.
[2003 c 111 § 145; 2002 c 43 § 2; 1994 c 142 § 2; 1992 c 37 § 2; 1990 c 33 § 562; 1989 c 4 § 10 (Initiative Measure No. 99); 1986 c 167 § 6; 1980 c 3 § 2; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 111 § 2; 1965 c 123 § 3; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.020. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 1; 1955 c 55 § 1; 1951 c 101 § 1; 1949 c 161 § 1; 1927 c 182 § 1; 1923 c 53 § 2; 1921 c 61 § 2; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5144.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.330 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.021  First-class commission cities with charters providing triennial elections.
[1983 c 3 § 43; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 10; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.021. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 4.]
Repealed by 2003 c 111 § 2404, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.022  Elections in certain first-class cities under commission form of government.
[1955 c 55 § 13.]
Repealed by 1963 c 200 § 26.


29.13.023  First-class mayor-council cities — Twelve councilmembers.
[2003 c 111 § 2301; 1981 c 213 § 3; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 11; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.023. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 2; 1957 c 168 § 1.]
Recodified as RCW 35.22.235 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2402, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.024  First-class mayor-council cities — Seven councilmembers.
[2003 c 111 § 2302; 1981 c 213 § 4; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 12; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.024. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 3; 1957 c 168 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 35.22.245 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2402, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.025  "Class A county" includes higher classifications.
[1990 c 59 § 101; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 13; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.025. Prior: 1951 c 101 § 8.]
Repealed by 1991 c 363 § 163.


29.13.030  Elections by cities, towns, school districts, in class 1 through class 9 counties — Special elections — Consolidated election laws defined.
[1965 c 9 § 29.13.030. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 5; 1955 c 55 § 2; 1951 c 257 § 3; 1951 c 101 § 2; 1949 c 161 § 2; 1927 c 279 § 1; 1921 c 170 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5150.]
Repealed by 1965 c 123 § 9(12). Later enactment, see RCW 29.13.020.


29.13.040  Conduct of elections — Canvass.
[2003 c 111 § 1501; 1965 c 123 § 4; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.040. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 6; 1955 c 55 § 3; 1951 c 257 § 4; 1951 c 101 § 4; 1949 c 161 § 5; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5153-1.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.60.010 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.045  Election costs borne by constituencies.
[2003 c 111 § 146; 1965 c 123 § 5; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.045. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 7; 1951 c 257 § 5.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.410 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.047  State share of election costs.
[2003 c 111 § 147; 1985 c 45 § 2; 1977 ex.s. c 144 § 4; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 4 § 1; 1973 c 4 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.420 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.048  Interest on reimbursement of costs.
[2003 c 111 § 148; 1986 c 167 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.430 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.050  Local officers, beginning of terms — Organization of district boards of directors.
[2003 c 111 § 503; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 14; 1965 c 123 § 6; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.050. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 8; 1959 c 86 § 1; prior: 1951 c 257 § 6. (i) 1949 c 161 § 9; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5146-1. (ii) 1949 c 163 § 1; 1921 c 61 § 4; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 5146.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.20.030 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.060  Elections in certain first-class school districts.
[1996 c 202 § 1; 1991 c 363 § 32; 1990 c 33 § 563; 1989 c 10 § 7. Prior: 1979 ex.s. c 183 § 11; 1979 ex.s. c 126 § 15; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.060; prior: 1963 c 200 § 9; 1943 c 10 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 4810-1.]
Repealed by 2003 c 111 § 2404, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.061  Elections in first-class school districts containing a city of the first class, in class A and class AA counties — Election under RCW 29.13.060 to be held in even-numbered years.
[1955 c 55 § 14.]
Repealed by 1963 c 200 § 26.


29.13.065  School district regular elections to be held in March in odd-numbered years — Other statutes superseded — Special elections not affected.
[1961 c 252 § 1.]
Repealed by 1963 c 200 § 26.


29.13.070  Primaries.
[2003 c 111 § 143; 1977 ex.s. c 361 § 29; 1965 ex.s. c 103 § 6; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.070. Prior: 1963 c 200 § 25; 1907 c 209 § 3; RRS § 5179.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.04.310 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.075  Elections to fill unexpired term — No primary, when.
[1973 c 4 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 29.15.150 pursuant to 1990 c 59 § 110, effective July 1, 1992.


29.13.080  Opening and closing polls.
[2003 c 111 § 1107; 1973 c 78 § 1; 1965 ex.s. c 101 § 13; 1965 c 9 § 29.13.080. Prior: (i) 1921 c 61 § 7; RRS § 5149. (ii) 1921 c 170 § 5; RRS § 5154. (iii) 1921 c 178 § 7; 1907 c 235 § 1; 1889 p 413 § 35; RRS § 5319. (iv) 1919 c 163 § 16, part; 1907 c 209 § 17, part; RRS § 5194, part.]
Recodified as RCW 29A.44.070 pursuant to 2003 c 111 § 2401, effective July 1, 2004.


29.13.100  United States Constitutional amendment conventions — Election of convention delegates.

Cross-reference section, decodified September 2003.


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