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Surrogates, New York county; vacancies
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 6
§ 180. Surrogates, New York county; vacancies. When the official term
of either surrogate of New York county will expire at the close of any
year by the effluxion of time or the disability of age, the successor of
each surrogate shall be chosen at the preceding general election.
Vacancies otherwise occurring shall be filled for a full term at the
next general election happening not less than three months after such
vacancy occurs; and until any such vacancy shall be so filled, the
governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate if the senate
shall be in session, may appoint and fill such vacancy, or if not in
session the governor may appoint and fill such vacancy. Any such
appointment shall continue until and including the last day of December
next after the election at which the vacancy shall be filled.