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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 10. LOCAL, SPECIAL, VACANCY, AND CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS [10000 - 10735]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )
  

PART 6. ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES [10700 - 10735]

  ( Part 6 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Nomination of Candidates for Legislative and Congressional Offices at Special Elections [10700 - 10707]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

  
10701.  

(a) When a vacancy occurs in a congressional office after the close of the nomination period in the final year of the term of office, the Governor may decline to issue an election proclamation at his discretion.

(b) When a vacancy occurs in a legislative office after the close of the nomination period in the final year of the term of office, no special election shall be held.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)