MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.239 County auditor; appointment to fill vacancy; oath; bond; term.Sec. 239.
If a vacancy occurs in the office of county auditor, a qualified person shall be appointed to fill the vacancy by a committee consisting of the presiding or senior judge of probate, the county clerk, and the prosecuting attorney of the county, 2 of whom shall constitute a quorum. The person appointed shall take the oath of office, as provided in section 1 of article XI of the state constitution of 1963, give bond in the manner required by law, and hold office for the remainder of the unexpired term and until a successor is elected and qualified. However, if the vacancy occurs more than 7 days before the nominating petition filing deadline as provided in section 224 for the general November election that is not the general November election at which a successor in office would be elected if there were no vacancy, the person appointed shall hold office only until a successor is elected at the next general November election in the manner provided by law and qualifies for office. The successor shall hold the office for the remainder of the unexpired term.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 36, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963
Am. 1968, Act 156, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1968
Am. 1990, Act 7, Imd. Eff. Feb. 12, 1990
Am. 2014, Act 94, Imd. Eff. Apr. 3, 2014
Popular Name: Election Code
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