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House Bill 1712


House Bill 1712

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Distribution of Indiana electoral votes. Provides that electors for President and Vice President of the United States are chosen so that the candidate for President: (1) receiving the greatest number of votes in a congressional district receives the vote of one Indiana presidential elector; and (2) receiving the greatest number of votes statewide receives the vote of two at-large presidential electors. Requires a presidential elector representing a congressional district and voting for President and Vice President of the United States to vote for the candidates who receive the greatest number of votes in the congressional district. Requires an at-large presidential elector voting for President and Vice President of the United States to vote for the candidates who receive the greatest number of votes statewide. Provides that an elector who fails to vote for the candidates for President and Vice President of the United States for whom the elector is required to vote commits a Class B misdemeanor.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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