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Section 161.05 | Succession in political subdivisions.


With respect to local offices for which the legislative bodies or boards of cities, villages, townships, and counties may adopt or enact resolutions or ordinances relative to the manner in which vacancies will be filled or temporary appointments to office made, such legislative bodies or boards are hereby authorized to adopt or enact resolutions or ordinances providing for emergency interim successors to offices of the aforementioned governmental units. Such resolutions and ordinances shall not be inconsistent with sections 161.01 to 161.29, inclusive, of the Revised Code.

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