(1) The superintendent of public instruction shall hold office at the seat of government
for a term of 4 years. The superintendent shall assume office on the first Monday of January following
election and shall hold the office until a successor has been elected and qualified. Any person elected as the superintendent of public instruction shall take the oath
of a civil officer.
(2) If the office of superintendent of public instruction becomes vacant, it must
be filled in the manner prescribed by The Constitution of the State of Montana.
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