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SB 0436 - Nonpartisan Elections - Remove Option for Courts, Schools and Consolidated Governments
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Jeff Mullis (R)
Last Action: 2/25/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: Ethics
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Current law authorizes, if passed by local act, the nonpartisan election of candidates to fill county judicial offices, local boards of education and offices of consolidated governments.  This bill removes the option of having the offices filled via nonpartisan election.  Current local acts authorizing nonpartisan elections remain in effect.  This applies moving forward.   

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