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PEOPLE EX REL KERR (COUNTY OF ORANGE), G031750

A county charter provision allowing voters in a supervisorial district to elect a replacement to fill a vacancy in the board of supervisors (1) conforms to state Constitution requirements for county charters, (2) is not substantively inconsistent with the idea of county home rule, and (3) need not contain a fiscal impact statement.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/03/2003
  • Published 03/03/2003

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Benjamin P. deMayo, County Counsel, Marianne Van Riper, Jeffrey M. Richard and Nicole A. Sims, Deputies County Counsel, for Defendant and Appellant County of Orange., Law Offices of Philip B. Greer and Phillip B. Greer for Intervenor and Appellant William Campbell and for Foothill Homeowners Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Ruth Sorensen, Alturas, for California State Association of Counties as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., JoAnne Speers, Sacramento, for League of California Cities as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, Steven L. Mayer and Richard C. Jacobs, San Francisco, for El Toro Reuse Planning Authority as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Stephen L. Berry, Costa Mesa, and Kenneth P. White, Los Angeles, for Orange County Business Council as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Morrison & Foerster, Dean J. Zipser, Vikki L. Vander Woude, Adina L. Witzling, Irvine, Michael Feuer, Benjamin J. Fox, Los Angeles;   Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Andrea Lynn Hoch, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Louis R. Mauro, Senior Assistant Attorney General, and David M. Verhey, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiffs and Respondents.
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