Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 115
Election Authorities and Conduct of Elections
Section 115.373

August 28, 2014


Candidates selected by committee to be filed with election authority, when--death of candidate selected by committee, effect of.

115.373. 1. The name of a candidate selected by a party nominating committee for a primary or general election to fill a vacancy created by death, withdrawal or disqualification shall be filed with the secretary of state or proper election authority no later than 5:00 p.m. on the twenty-eighth day after the vacancy occurs or no later than 5:00 p.m. on the fourth Friday prior to the election, whichever occurs sooner. The name of a person selected by a party nominating committee as a candidate to fill an unexpired term shall be filed with the secretary of state or proper election authority no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day which is midway between the day the election is called and election day.

2. If the candidate selected by a party nominating committee for a primary, general or special election ballot dies prior to the election, the vacancy created by such death may be filled in the manner provided for filling vacancies created by death on the primary and general election ballots.

(L. 1977 H.B. 101 ยง 10.130, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1557 & 1489, A.L. 1997 S.B. 132)


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