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SECTION 6-150
Nomination; vacancy caused by death or disqualification, unfilled at time of general or special election
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 6
§ 6-150. Nomination; vacancy caused by death or disqualification,
unfilled at time of general or special election. If a vacancy shall
occur in a nomination, caused by disqualification or death of the
candidate subsequent to noon of the Tuesday before a general or special
election and prior to the closing of the polls on such election day,
such vacancy shall not be filled, and the votes cast for such deceased
candidate shall be canvassed and counted, and if he shall receive a
plurality of the votes cast, a vacancy shall exist in the office for
which such nomination was made to be filled in the manner provided by
law for vacancies in office occurring by reason of death after election.