N.Y. Indian Law Section 82
Vacancies in elective offices

If a vacancy shall occur in any office of the Tonawanda nation, any chief of such nation may call a special meeting of the chiefs thereof residing on such reservation, to be held at one of their council houses, by a notice specifying the time and place thereof, served on such chiefs personally or left at their respective places of residence at least five days before the time of such meeting. At such meeting the chiefs present shall appoint a clerk, and by a majority vote shall elect a person to fill such vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term. The clerk of such meeting shall enter and certify the result of such election in the register of elections.

Source: Section 82 — Vacancies in elective offices, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/IND/82 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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