(1) When there is a vacancy in any elective county office other than the office of county judge or county commissioner, the county court or board of county commissioners shall appoint a person to perform the duties of the office until the vacancy is filled by election.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, when a vacancy occurs in the nonpartisan office of county judge who does not exercise judicial functions or county commissioner, the remaining members of the county court or board of county commissioners shall appoint a person to perform the duties of the office until the vacancy is filled by election.
(3) When a vacancy occurs in the office of county judge who exercises judicial functions, the Governor shall fill the vacancy by appointment as provided in section 16, Article V of the Oregon Constitution.
(4) Before a person appointed under subsection (1) or (2) of this section takes office, the person shall qualify in the same manner as required by law of the officer in whose place the person is appointed. [Amended by 1965 c.221 §24; 1983 c.327 §6; 1985 c.17 §1; 1987 c.549 §1; 2001 c.430 §3]Section: Previous 236.135 236.137 236.140 236.145 236.147 236.150 236.160 236.210 236.215 236.217 236.220 236.225 236.230 236.240 236.250 Next
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