What happens if the person whose removal is sought in the recall petition does resign within five days after the recall petition is presented to the City Council?

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What happens if the person whose removal is sought in the recall petition does resign within five days after the recall petition is presented to the City Council?

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The City Council still calls an election to fill that vacancy. However, that election does not submit the recall question (“Shall ____ be removed from the office of ___ by recall?”) to the voters. The election only submits the names of candidates to succeed the officer who resigned. The election ballot reads: “Candidates for the office of (name of office) to succeed (name of person) resigned.” [Charter Sec.

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