2116 - Removal From Office

A person who has been impeached from any office or adjudged guilty of a felony, corruption, or malpractice in any office and who has not been restored to the rights of citizenship is disqualified for office.

A board member who changes residence such that he or she is no longer entitled to vote in an election for the office he or she holds is disqualified from continuing to hold the office.

A member of the local board of education who becomes disqualified for office may be subject to removal under G.S. 1-515.

Legal References: N.C. CONST. art. VI; G.S. 1-514 to -532, 14-228 to -234.1

Adopted: 2008-01-07