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Sec. 89. Special elections in the first case provided for Special

'election, in the sixth section of this title ($ 85, ante), shall be ordered who may by the board of canvassers having the power to determine on the election of the officer omitted to be chosen; and in all other cases such election shall be ordered by the governor, who shall issue his proclamation therefor. § 10, tit. 2, ch. 130, 1842. Special election, what proclamation to specify.

SEO. 90. Such proclamation shall specify the county Special or district in which such special election is to be held ; what proothe cause of such election; the name of the officer in to specify. whose office the vacancy has occurred; the time when his term of office will expire; and the day on which such election is to be held, which shall not be less than twenty . nor more than forty days from the date of the proclamation. § 11, same title. Elections shall be by election districts.

SEC. 91. The elections in the several cities and towns Elections shall be by election districts. § 12, same title. Kings county, supervisor at large, election of; salary, term of office, duties.. .

Sec. 92. “There shall be elected in the county of Kings Kings, a supervisor at large, who shall be ex officio pres- supervisor ident of the board of supervisors of said county.” * * election * “He shall hold office for the term of two years, com-term ofn. mencing on the first day of January next after his elec- ties. tion, and receive an annual salary of three thousand dollars, which shall be a county charge. He shall be elected by the electors of said county upon the same ballot as State officers at the general State election. The first election of said supervisor at large shall be at the next general election to be held in said county. In case of the death of said supervisor at large, an election shall be held to fill the vacancy occasioned thereby at the next general election thereafter, and the said person so elected to fill said vacancy shall hold his office for two years from the first of January succeeding his election." * * * “ The person so elected shall, before entering on the

shall be by election districts.

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: at large,

duties of his office, take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office, and file the same in the office of the clerk of the county of Kings.” Part of g 1, ch. 115, 1871, entitled An act to provide for the election of a supervisor at large for Kings county, and prescribing his powers and duties.Passed March 16, 1871; threefifths being present.

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Sec. 93. There shall be elected in the county of Kings auditor, an auditor, who shall hold office for the term of three term of years, commencing on the first day of January next

after his election, and receive an annual salary of three thousand dollars, which shall be a county charge. He shall be elected by the electors of said county upon the same ballot as State officers at the general State election. The first election for said auditor shall be at the next general election to be held in said county. In case of a vacancy in said office by the death, resignation or removal from office of said auditor, or by his omission to file the oath of office and bond hereinafter provided, or other cause, an election shall be held to fill the vacancy at the next general election thereafter, and the registrar, clerk and treasurer of said county shall appoint a proper person to perform the duties of said auditor until such general election shall be held and the person elected to fill such vacancy shall have duly qualified. The person so appointed shall be subject to the provisions of this act. The person elected as hereinbefore provided to fill such vacancy shall hold his office three years from the first day of January succeeding his election. § 1, ch. 737, 1871, entitled An act to provide for the election of an auditor of the county of Kings, and prescribing his powers and duties.Passed April 26, 1871; threefifths being present.

Auditor's oath of office, bond, removal. Auditor's SEC. 94. The person elected as such auditor shall, before office, entering upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe removal. the constitutional oath of office, and file the same in the office of the clerk of the county of Kings, and shall give bonds to the board of supervisors of said county, with two or more sureties to be approved by the said board, or by the treasurer of said county, in such amount as they or he may determine, conditioned that such auditor shall faithfully discharge the duties of his office, and shall file such bonds, approved as aforesaid, in the clerk's office of said county. Said auditor shall be subject to removal by the governor as is provided by the laws applicable to the removal of sheriffs, which are hereby extended so as to relate to the office enacted by this act. 82, ch. 737, 1871.

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bond,

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Kings county register of deeds.

Sec. 95. At the general election to be held in the Kings county of Kings, in the month of November, eighteen register of hundred and fifty-two, and as often thereafter as may be necessary, as hereinafter provided, there shall be elected, in addition to the other officers then to be elected for the said county, and in the same manner as other county officers, a register of deeds in and for such county. $ 1, Ch. 83, 1852, entitled “ An act to provide for the election of a register of deeds in and for the county of Kings.Term of office. · SEC. 96. The term of office of every register so elected Term of (except when elected to fill a vacancy, when the same shall commence immediately), shall commence on the first day of January succeeding his election, and shall continue for the term of three years from such first day of January (unless such register be sooner removed or disqualified), and until his successor shall have dulyqualified himself to perform the duties of such office. § 2, same ch.

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Westchester county, register of deeds.

Sec. 97. A': the general election to be held in the Westchescounty of Westchester, in the month of November, register of eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and as often thereafter as may be necessary, as hereinafter provided, there shall be elected, in addition to the other officers then to be

deeds.

Term of office.

elected for the said county, and in the same manner as
other county officers, a register of deeds in and for said
county. § 1, ch. 293, 1858, entitled An act to provide
for the election of a register of deeds in and for the
county of Westchester."
His term of office.

SEC. 98. The term of office of every register so elected (except when elected to fill a vacancy, when the same shall commence immediately), shall commence on the first day of January succeeding his election, and shall continue for the term of three years from such first day of January (unless such register be sooner removed or disqualified), and until his successor shall have duly qualified himself to perform the duties of such office. $ 2, same ch.

Superintendent of public in

Superintendent of public instruction.
of $ 99. The office of State superintendent of public instruc-
ion: tion is continued and the term of said office shall be three

years, commencing on the day after an election thereto,
and continuing until a successor shall have been duly
elected. Such superintendent shall be elected by joint
ballot of the senate and assembly on the first Tuesday of
April, 1865, and on the first Tuesday of April next after
the occurrence of any vacancy in office. § 1, tit. 1, ch.
555, 1864, entitled " An act to revise and consolidate
the general acts relating to public instruction."
School commissioner.

SEC. 100. The office of SCHOOL COMMISSIONER is continued, and the present incumbents shall continue in office in their respective districts for the residue of the terms for which they were elected or appointed. $ 1, tit. 2, ch. 555, 1864.

School commissioner.

commissioner district.

School commissioner district. mis Sev. 101. The districts, as organized under existing lis- laws, and as recognized in the election of school commis

sioners at the annual election in eighteen hundred and sixty-three, shall continue to be held and regarded as the school commissioner districts in this State, except as the

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same shall be altered or modified by the legislature. $2, tit. 2, ch. 555, 1864. ... ! School commissioner, election of, vacancy in office. ; ..Sec. 102. The school commissioner for each school com- Schoo! missioner district shall be elected by the electors thereof, sioner: by separate ballot, at the general election in the year one of ivacan thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, and triennially thereafter, and the ballots shall be indorsed “school commissioner." The laws regulating the election of and canvassing the votes for county officers shall apply to such elections. And it shall further be the duty of the county clerks, and they are hereby required as soon as they shall have official notice of the election or appointment of a school commissioner for any district in their county, to forward to the superintendent of public instruction, a duplicate certificate of such election or appointment attested by their signature and the seal of the county. $ 3, tit. 2, ch. 554, 1864, as amended by § 1, ch. 406, 1867. Term of office; oath.

SEC. 103. The term of office of such commissioner shall Term of coinmence on the first day of January next after his elec- oath. tion, and shall be for three years and until his successor qualifies. Every person elected to the office, or appointed to fill a vacancy, must take the oath of office prescribed by the constitution, before the county clerk, or a judge of a court of record, and file it with the county clerk within ten days after the commencement of the term, or after notice of his appointment; and if he omits so to do, the office shall be deemed vacant. $ 4, same tit.

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How office may be vacated.;

SEC. 104. A commissioner may, at any time, vacate his How office office, by filing his resignation with the county clerk. vacated. His removal from the county, or his acceptance of the office of supervisor, town clerk or trustee of a school district, shall vacate his office. § 5, same tit. Vacancy in office, notice of, how filled.

Sec. 105. The county clerk, so soon as he has official or Vacancy in other notice of the existence of a vacancy in the office of tice op,

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