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     9-8-2.   Vacancy in office of mayor--Temporary absence or disability. If there is a vacancy from any cause in the office of the mayor, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by a majority vote of the aldermen, as soon as practicable after the vacancy occurs, to serve until the office is filled by election for the unexpired term at the next annual municipal election or by special election as provided in § 9-13-14.2. Until the vacancy is filled or during the time of temporary absence or disability of the mayor, the powers and duties of mayor are executed by the president or vice president of the council as provided in § 9-8-7.

Source: SL 1890, ch 37, art III, § 2; RPolC 1903, §§ 1182, 1184; SL 1907, ch 89; RC 1919, § 6205; SDC 1939, § 45.0701; SL 1959, ch 267; SL 1981, ch 64; SL 2005, ch 48, § 1; SL 2017, ch 56, § 3.

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