No. 38846.

69 Wn.2d 209 (1966)

417 P.2d 955

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, on the Relation of James Munro, Respondent, v. JAMES TODD, Appellant.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

September 1, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Curtis H. Coons, for appellant.

The Attorney General, Robert J. Doran, Chief Assistant, and James Munro, for respondent.


This is an action in quo warranto to test the effectiveness of the gubernatorial appointment of a county commissioner.

Briefly, the salient and stipulated facts are: A duly elected county commissioner of Kitsap County died, thereby creating a vacancy on that board of county commissioners. The remaining county commissioners, being of different political faiths, were unable to agree upon and appoint a successor. The Governor, acting under the provisions...

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