Section 1. Death, Disability, or Resignation of Officers, Members of the Executive Committee, or Delegates to the American Bar Association.
In the event of a vacancy for any cause in the following offices or positions, President-elect, Secretary, Treasurer, member of the Executive Committee elected by the Board of Governors, or a delegate of the State Bar to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, his or her temporary successor shall be appointed by the President to hold office until the next regular meeting of the Board of Governors when a successor for the unexpired term shall be elected by majority vote. However, any person appointed to fill the unexpired term of President-elect shall not automatically succeed to the office of President, but that office shall be filled by majority vote of the entire membership after nomination as provided in Article VII.
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