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25-3503. Same; effect of time of occurrence of vacancy. (a) In the event that any vacancy occurs to which this act applies, and such occurrence is not more than 90 days and not less than 30 days before any primary election, the election provided for in this act shall be held on the same date as the primary election.

(b) In the event that any vacancy occurs to which this act applies, and such occurrence is not more than 30 days before any primary election and before the general election, at such general election votes cast for the office for members of congress in the district in which such vacancy has occurred shall be deemed to be cast to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term, as well as for the election for the next regular term. The governor shall proclaim the date of the election to be the same as the general election.

(c) In the event that any vacancy occurs to which this act applies, on or after the date of any general election and before the term of office in which the vacancy has occurred expires, votes cast for the office for members of congress in the district in which such vacancy occurs shall be deemed to have been cast to fill such vacancy for the unexpired term, as well as for election for the next regular term. The governor's approval of this act shall be deemed to proclaim that every regular election of a representative to the United States congress shall be an election for the unexpired term if any should occur, as well as election for the next regular term. In cases to which subsection (b) or this subsection applies, the person elected for the next regular term shall be deemed to have been elected for the balance of the unexpired term also.

History: L. 1969, ch. 186, § 3; L. 2015, ch. 88, § 62; July 1.



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