Under existing law, a judge, other than a judge of probate, appointed to fill a vacancy, can serve an initial term lasting until the first Monday after the second Tuesday in January following the next general election held after he or she has completed one year in office
This bill would provide that any vacancy in a judicial seat that occurs within 45 days of a primary or general election shall be filled by a special election
Relating to elections; to amend Section 17-14-6, Code of Alabama 1975; to provide that any vacancy in a judicial seat that occurs within 45 days of a primary or general election shall be filled by a special election.
|February 4, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Constitution, Campaigns and Elections|
|Bill Text||HB7 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|