Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Straight ticket voting. Provides that when a voter casts a straight party ticket in a general or municipal election, the voter is casting a ballot for all candidates of that party whose names appear on the ballot, including candidates for offices in a county or municipality for which more than one individual can be elected (county council member at large; city common council member at large; town council member at large; township board member at large). (Returns the law relating to straight party ticket voting to the substantive form it had before 2016.) Repeals a statute that requires votes for Straight ticket voting. Provides that when a voter casts a straight party ticket in a general or municipal election, the voter is casting a ballot for all candidates of that party whose names appear on the ballot, including candidates for offices in a county or municipality for which more than one individual can be elected (county council member at large; city common council member at large; town council member at large; township board member at large). (Returns the law relating to straight party ticket voting to the substantive form it had before 2016.) Repeals a statute that requires votes for candidates for such offices must be cast for each individual candidate. ... View more