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HB 0750 - Sumter County; probate court judge; nonpartisan elections; provide

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Cheokas,Mike 134th
Last Action: 5/14/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
House Committee: IGC
Senate Committee: SLGO
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This bill provides that the future election of judge of the probate court of Sumter County shall be nonpartisan elections after January 1, 2008. The elections shall be held in conjunction with the November general election immediately preceding expiration of the term of office. 

This Act shall not affect the term of office of the judge of the probate court of Sumter County in office on January 1, 2008. The sitting judge of the probate court shall serve out the term of office for which he or she was elected and shall be eligible to succeed himself or herself. This Act must receive pre-clearance from the Department of Justice.

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