DIGEST OF SB68 (Updated January 10, 2012 10:47 am - DI dj)
Qualification for presidential primary election. Provides that as an alternative to submission of petitions with voter signatures, a candidate for nomination for President of the United States may pay a fee of $10,000 with the request to be placed on the primary election ballot. Requires a candidate who files a request in this manner to file the request in person. Provides that for the 2012 primary election, the filing deadline for candidates for nomination for President of the United States is noon on March 30 and the date for the election division to certify candidates is April 6.