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DEATH OF CANDIDATE

QUESTION. What if you have a candidate running for the board and he dies with enough votes to win. Does the board fill the vacant seat?

ANSWER: It depends on when he dies. If he passes prior to the counting of ballots, his votes are removed from consideration. The remaining candidates with the highest votes win the election. If he dies after the election results are announced, the board appoints a replacement (unless the bylaws state otherwise).

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