Current as of: 2010
(a) This section applies only to a nominee for statewide office, except for a Governor and Lieutenant Governor unit.
(b) (1) A vacancy in nomination that occurs because a nominee dies, declines the nomination, or is disqualified for any cause shall be filled by the State central committee of the political party to which the nominee belongs.
(2) By the later of the 40th day before the general election or the fifth day following the death, declination, or disqualification of the former nominee:
(i) the State central committee shall file a certificate of designation for the nominee with the State Board; and
(ii) the successor nominee designated by the State central committee under subparagraph (i) of this paragraph shall file a certificate of candidacy with the State Board.Prev
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