New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:75-43 - Successor To Incumbent; Eligibility, Election, Powers And Duties

40:75-43. Successor to incumbent; eligibility, election, powers and duties
If the office of the incumbent shall become vacant either by his resignation, failure to file an incumbent's petition, or by the result of the recall election, his successor shall be the nominee receiving the highest number of votes at the recall election. The person so elected shall hold the office vacated by the incumbent for the remainder of the incumbent's term of office and shall succeed to all the rights and duties of the office of commissioner in the municipality.

Any person having the qualifications required by section 40:72-1 of this title shall be eligible as a nominee to succeed an incumbent.

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