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Senate Bill 0233


Senate Bill 0233

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 233 (Updated March 6, 2012 2:24 pm - DI 84)


Various election law matters. Provides that if there is a contested election for any office of a municipality, all nominees for each office must be shown on the ballot. Authorizes a county election board to provide by resolution adopted by a unanimous vote of the members of the election board, that an election for a municipal office not be held if there is no contest for the office. Provides that such a resolution expires January 1 of the year immediately following its adoption. Authorizes a county election board to provide by resolution adopted by a unanimous vote of the members of the election board, that a municipal election may be limited to legislative body districts of the municipality where there are contests for election of members of the municipal legislative body if there are no contested offices to be elected by all the voters of the municipality. Provides that a candidate filing required to be made with the election division is void if the filing is made with a county election official. Adds a cross-reference concerning the election of Republican Party precinct committeemen. Provides that a candidate's nomination by petition is not effective unless the candidate files all required documents. Provides that a petition of nomination for a candidate in a special election called by the governor must be filed not later than 74, rather than 50, days before the election. Specifies noon July 3 before election day, rather than noon on the second Tuesday in September before a general election, as the deadline for filing a certificate of nomination to replace an independent or minor party candidate nominated by petition. Provides that an official responsible for receiving a certification of candidate selection may not receive a filing of the certificate if certain other documents are offered to be filed after the deadline for the filing of the certificate.
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