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Party nominations; election to fill a vacancy
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 6
§ 6-116. Party nominations; election to fill a vacancy. A party
nomination of a candidate for election to fill a vacancy in an elective
office required to be filled at the next general election, occurring
after seven days before the last day for circulating designating
petitions or after the holding of the meeting or convention to nominate
or designate candidates for such, shall be made, after the day of the
primary election, by a majority vote of a quorum of the state committee
if the vacancy occurs in an office to be filled by all voters of the
state, and otherwise by a majority vote of a quorum of the members of a
county committee or committees last elected in the political subdivision
in which such vacancy is to be filled, or by a majority of such other
committee as the rules of the party may provide. A certificate of
nomination shall be filed as provided for herein.