2021 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 5 - Vacation of Office

Cross references.

- Recall of public officials holding elective office, Ga. Const. 1983, Art. II, Sec. II, Para IV.

Power of Governor to fill vacancies in office, Ga. Const. 1983, Art. V, Sec. II, Para. VIII.

Substitution of parties in action against public officer when officer dies, resigns, or otherwise leaves office during pendency of action, § 9-11-25.

Substitute nominations to fill vacancies in party nominations upon death or disqualification, of nominee, § 21-2-134.

Special elections and primaries, § 21-2-540 et seq.

Recall of public officers, § 21-4-1 et seq.

Delivery of books, papers, and other office property to successor to public office, § 45-6-7 et seq.

Powers and duties of Governor with regard to appointment of officers and filling of vacancies in office, § 45-12-50 et seq.

Law reviews.

- For annual survey of local government law, see 38 Mercer L. Rev. 289 (1986).


Recall election provisions may be invoked during official's appeal of felony conviction.

- The recall election procedures of the "Public Officers Recall Act", O.C.G.A. § 21-4-1 et seq., may be invoked by electors with respect to a public official notwithstanding the pendency of that official's appeal of a felony conviction. 1983 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 83-16.

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