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HB 0133 - Write-in Candidates - Change Petition Requirements
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: John Pezold
Last Action: 1/30/2017 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation amends the requirements for nominating a candidate by petition.  Current law requires the petition to be signed by 1 percent of total registered voters eligible to vote in the last election.  This bill requires the petition to be signed by at least 2 percent of the total number of votes cast in the last election.  

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