3-4-3 Appointments to fill vacancies--By whom made.
Appointments to fill vacancies--By whom made.
All vacancies, except in the office
of a member of the Legislature, representative in Congress, and United States Senator, shall be filled
by appointment, as follows:
In state and district offices, and the Office of Supreme Court Justice and Circuit Judge,
by the Governor;
In county and precinct offices, by the board of county commissioners, except vacancies
on such board;
In civil township offices, by the board of supervisors or a majority of them, by warrant
under their hands; and if a vacancy occurs from any cause in the foregoing board of
appointment the remaining officers of such board shall fill any vacancy therein; and
In special purpose districts, unless otherwise provided, by the remaining board of trustees.
SDC 1939, § 48.0103; SL 1974, ch 153, § 1; SL 2002, ch 144, § 9.