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HB 0520 - Elections; change date of nonpartisan general elections

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Houston Gaines
Last Action: 3/10/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 520 amends Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the OCGA to permit consolidated governments, by act of the General Assembly, to hold nonpartisan elections at the general election in even-numbered years; this permission does not apply to candidates for the office of a superior court judge, Court of Appeals Judge, or Justice of the Supreme Court.

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