Maine Revised Statutes

§382. Representative to Legislature

When there is a vacancy in the office of Representative to the Legislature, the municipal officers of any municipality affected by the vacancy may inform the Governor if there is a need to fill the vacancy before the next general election, and the Governor shall issue a proclamation declaring the vacancy and ordering a special election under section 366. [1985, c. 161, §6 (NEW).]

1. Nominees chosen.  The Governor shall order the appropriate political committees to meet and shall set the deadline for choosing nominees, which may not be less than 15 days following the Governor's proclamation declaring a vacancy. The committees shall follow the procedure outlined in section 363.
[ 2011, c. 409, §2 (AMD) .]
1985, c. 161, §6 (NEW). 1997, c. 436, §57 (AMD). 2011, c. 409, §2 (AMD).