Appeals & Opinions - Subject Index

Vacancy
Subject Title Opinion Summary Type
Board member absent without cause without good cause from three consecutive meetings may be removed by Governor 1998-F5 Formal Download Board member absent without cause without good cause from three consecutive meetings may be removed by Governor
District attorney elected to fill vacancy serves for full term 1995-30 Informal Download District attorney elected to fill vacancy serves for full term
Filling three vacancies on board of fire commissioners 2008-01 Informal Download Filling three vacancies on board of fire commissioners
filling vacant town justice position left off ballot 2013-04 Informal Download filling vacant town justice position left off ballot
Governor may proclaim special election under Public Officers Law § 42(3) where tie vote at general election results in failure to elect someone to assume office 2004-07 Informal Download Governor may proclaim special election under Public Officers Law § 42(3) where tie vote at general election results in failure to elect someone to assume office
Impasse in filling a vacancy on board 1998-09 Informal Download Impasse in filling a vacancy on board
Mayor fills without confirmation by village board 1995-26 Informal Download Mayor fills without confirmation by village board
School board member vacates office through conviction of off-duty crime of petit larceny 1999-03 Informal Download School board member vacates office through conviction of off-duty crime of petit larceny
Town board member may resign and be appointed to fill vacancy in position of zoning enforcement officer 1996-03 Informal Download Town board member may resign and be appointed to fill vacancy in position of zoning enforcement officer
Town board's appointment power to fill vacancy in elective office may be superseded by local law requiring special election to fill a vacancy. 2005-19 Informal Download Town board's appointment power to fill vacancy in elective office may be superseded by local law requiring special election to fill a vacancy.
Vacancy following tie vote at general election arises by virtue of expiration of term 2004-07 Informal Download Vacancy following tie vote at general election arises by virtue of expiration of term