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HB 0064 - Elections; manner of handling the death of a candidate prior to a nonpartisan election; provide

Tracking Level: Watch
Sponsor: Houston Gaines
Last Action: 1/14/2021 - House - House Second Readers
House Committee: Special Committee on Election Integrity
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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SUMMARY:  LC 28 9916

Provides a process if a candidate in a nonpartisan election dies prior to the election.  The candidates name would remain on the ballot and the votes counted. If the deceased candidate won, the election would be handled as a failure to fill the office under 21-2-504.  If the deceased would have been in a runoff, the election shall be handled as provided in 20-2-501. 



Upon approval of the Governor or becoming law without his signature 

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