§8-5-10. Vacancies in elective offices; how filled.
Unless otherwise provided by charter provision or ordinance,
when a vacancy shall occur from any cause in any municipal elective
office, the vacancy, until the next succeeding regular municipal
election and until the qualification of an elected successor, shall
be filled by appointment by the governing body from among the
residents of the municipality eligible under this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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