MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.75 Candidates; death, withdrawal or disqualification; new candidate, selection, certification; ballots.
When a candidate of a political party, after having been nominated to the office of lieutenant governor, secretary of state or attorney general, shall die, withdraw, remove from the state, or become disqualified for any reason, the state central committee of such party shall meet forthwith and by a majority vote of the members thereof shall select a candidate to fill the vacancy thereby caused. The name of the candidate so selected shall be immediately certified by the chairman and the secretary of said committee to the secretary of state and to the board of election commissioners for each county whose duty it is to prepare the official ballots and said board shall cause to be printed or placed upon said ballots, in the proper place, the name of the candidate so selected to fill the vacancy.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 4, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963
Popular Name: Election Code
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