471.46 VACANCIES; PERSONS INELIGIBLE TO APPOINTMENT.
No county, city, town or school district officer shall be appointed to fill a vacancy in any
elective office if the officer has the power, either alone or as a member of a board, to make the
appointment; and the ineligibility shall not be affected by resignation before such appointment is
made. This section shall not prevent the appointment of a member of a city council to the office of
mayor or clerk, but in that case the member shall not vote in the appointment.
History: (254-49) 1939 c 249; 1943 c 346 s 1; 1959 c 422 s 1; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1986