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Electors shall have the power to remove from office by recall election any elected officer of the City. After a holder of an elected office has served six months of his term, a petition demanding his recall and removal may be filed with Council. Such petition shall be signed by electors equal in number to at least twenty-five per cent of the total votes cast at the preceding gubernatorial election within the municipality. Council, within thirty days of the filing of the petition, shall determine its validity and sufficiency in accordance with Section 8.02 of this Charter. If Council determines that the petition is valid and sufficient, it shall cause to be delivered, within forty-five days of such determination, notification of such determination to the officer whose removal is sought. Unless such officer resigns within five days after the receipt of such notification, Council shall fix a day for holding a recall election not less than thirty days, nor more than forty-five days, from the date of receipt of such officer of said notification. The form of the ballot used shall be:
"Shall be removed from his office as ?" If a majority of the votes are affirmative, such officer shall be considered as removed, his office will be deemed vacated, and such vacancy shall be filled as provided in this Charter; otherwise he shall remain and continue in office. An officer removed by such recall election shall not be eligible for appointment to the vacancy created thereby.