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(105 ILCS 5/10-11)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-11)
Elective offices become vacant within the meaning of the Act, unless the
context indicates otherwise, on the happening of any of the following
events, before the expiration of the term of such office:
1. The death of the incumbent.
2. His or her resignation in writing filed with the
Secretary or Clerk of the Board.
3. His or her becoming a person under legal
4. His or her ceasing to be an inhabitant of the
district for which he or she was elected.
5. His or her conviction of an infamous crime, of any
offense involving a violation of official oath, or of a violent crime against a child.
6. His or her removal from office.
7. The decision of a competent tribunal declaring his
8. His ceasing to be an inhabitant of a particular
area from which he was elected, if the residential requirements contained in Section 10-10.5, 11E-35, or 12-2 of this Code are violated.
No elective office except as herein otherwise provided becomes vacant
until the successor of the incumbent of such office has been appointed or
elected, as the case may be, and qualified. The successor shall have the
same type of residential qualifications as his or her predecessor and, if the
residential requirements contained in Section 10-10.5, 11E-35, or 12-2 of this Code
apply, the successor, whether elected or appointed by the remaining members or
a regional superintendent, shall be an inhabitant of the particular area from
which his or her predecessor was elected.
(Source: P.A. 94-1019, eff. 7-10-06.)