9-13-34. Removal of incumbent from office by election of another at recall--Qualification of successor. If some person other than the incumbent is elected, the incumbent shall be deemed removed from office upon or at the expiration of the time for qualification of his successor. The successor shall qualify within ten days after receiving notification of his election, and in case of his failure to qualify, the office shall be deemed vacant.
Source: SL 1913, ch 119, § 15; RC 1919, § 6332; SL 1937, ch 176, § 1; SDC 1939, § 45.1325; SL 1963, ch 280.
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