Nebraska Revised Statute 32-566

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32-566. Legislature; vacancy; how filled.

When a vacancy occurs in the Legislature, the office shall be filled by the Governor. The Governor shall appoint a suitable person possessing the qualifications necessary for a member of the Legislature. If the vacancy occurs within sixty days of a regular general election and if the term vacated expires on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in the following January, the appointee shall serve until the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January, and if the term extends beyond the first Tuesday following the first Monday in the following January, the appointee shall serve until the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January following the second regular general election next succeeding his or her appointment. If the vacancy occurs more than sixty days before a regular general election, the appointee shall serve until the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January following such regular general election and at the regular general election a member of the Legislature shall be elected to serve the unexpired term.

Source

    Laws 1994, LB 76, ยง 162.