Albany County, New York
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Section 1901. Election. There shall be four Coroners who shall be elected from the County at large. Their terms of office shall be four years, beginning with January lst following their election. At the time of the election of a Coroner and throughout her term of office she
shall be a qualified elector of the County and hold no other Public Office. Commencing January lst, 1995, she shall not hold the position of chair, vice chair, secretary or treasurer of a County Political Party Committee. She shall have been a resident of the County continuously for at least one year preceding her election. The compensation of the Coroner shall not be increased nor decreased during her term of office.
Section 1902. Powers and duties. The Coroners shall have and exercise all powers and duties now or hereafter conferred or imposed upon coroners by any applicable law and perform such other and related duties as shall be required or delegated to them by the County Legislature.
Section 1903. Vacancy. A vacancy, other than one occurring by expiration of a term in the office of a County Coroner, shall be filled by appointment of a qualified elector of the County by the County Legislature within 45 days from the time the vacancy occurs. The appointee shall hold office by virtue of her appointment until the January 1st following the next general election, at which election a County Coroner shall be elected for the balance of the unexpired term, if any. Any successor who shall be so appointed or elected shall possess all of the qualifications required for the office of County Coroner as set fourth in this Charter.
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