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Commencement of term of office
Public Officers (PBO) CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE 2
§ 4. Commencement of term of office. 1. The term of office of an
elective officer, unless elected to fill a vacancy then existing, shall
commence on the first day of January next after his election, if the
commencement thereof be not otherwise fixed by law.

2. All terms of city officers, including supervisors, elected in any
city or part of a city, and of county officers in the city of New York,
shall expire at the end of an odd-numbered year. Such officers shall be
elected, except to fill a vacancy, at the general election in
odd-numbered years. This subdivision shall not apply to any judicial