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SECTION 4-106
Certification of offices to be filled at general or special elections; state board of elections, county, city, village and town clerks
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 4
§ 4-106. Certification of offices to be filled at general or special
elections; state board of elections, county, city, village and town
clerks.

1. The state board of elections shall, by February first in the year
of each general election, make and transmit to the board of elections of
each county, a certificate stating each office, except county, city,
village and town offices to be voted for at such election in such
county.

2. Each county, city, village and town clerk, by February first in the
year of each general election, shall make and transmit to the board of
elections a certificate stating each county, city, village or town
office, respectively to be voted for at each such election. Each village
clerk, at least five months before each general village election
conducted by the board of elections, shall make, and transmit to such
board, a certificate stating each village office to be filled at such
election.

3. If any such office is for an unexpired term, the certificate shall
so state. The state board of elections shall forthwith, upon the filing
of a governor's proclamation ordering a special election, transmit to
the board of elections in each county in which the special election is
to be held, a notice of such proclamation and a certificate of the
offices to be voted for at such special election.

4. Within three days after the occurrence of any vacancy in an office
required to be filled at the next general election or a general or
special village election or other special election conducted by the
board of elections, the state board of elections or the county, city,
town or village clerk as is appropriate, shall file with the county
board of elections, a certificate indicating the occurrence of the
vacancy and the position which is to be filled.