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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Election administration; state officeholders. Provides that a county election board may not employ a candidate for elected office, a member of a candidate's committee, or an elected officeholder to perform certain election duties and responsibilities exercised by the circuit court clerk. Provides that a state officeholder may not use public funds to pay for the preparation, printing, distribution, or broadcast of advertising or any other form of communication concerning the activities or duties of the officeholder's state office in which the state officeholder personally appears or speaks, and establishes a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000 for each violation.