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SB 442 (2020) -  Primary Elections

by Rader
Requiring that a universal primary election open to all qualified electors, regardless of political party affiliation or lack thereof, be held for purposes of selecting candidates for specified federal, state, local, and district offices; specifying that the candidates receiving the highest and next highest number of votes in the universal primary election advance to the general election; modifying ballot layout requirements to conform to the addition of the universal primary election, etc.
Effective Date: 01/01/2021
Last Event: 03/14/20 S Died in Ethics and Elections on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

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  • Ethics and Elections
  • Appropriations
  • Rules

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Ethics and Elections Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 34 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Ethics and Elections; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 34 Time: 10/15/2019 - 9:04 AM Member: Committee: Ethics and Elections Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/04/2019 - 12:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: __