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HB 0065 - Elections; date of nonpartisan general elections for certain offices; change

Tracking Level: Watch
Sponsor: Houston Gaines
Last Action: 1/14/2021 - House - House Second Readers
House Committee: Special Committee on Election Integrity
Assigned To:
Elections and AppointmentsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

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SUMMARY: LC 28 9917

HB 65 would authorize the General Assembly to pass local legislation allowing a November election for local boards of education that are in a county with a consolidated government that are nonpartisan.  Currently, all nonpartisan elections are held on the Primary date.  The bill also includes requirements for the ballot including how to cast a vote, write in a candidate, and how to obtain a new ballot if the current one is spoiled.



July 1, 2021 

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