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H 3261 - Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Russell Fry
Last Action: 2/3/2021 - House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell
House Committee: Judy
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Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office and prohibits a candidate's name from appearing on a ballot more than once.

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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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H 3261 General Bill, By Fry, Huggins, Davis, B. Newton, G.R. Smith, Morgan, Burns, Erickson, Bennett, Thayer, Taylor, Bryant, Elliott, Willis, Felder, Wooten, McGarry, V.S. Moss, May, Haddon, Long, Pope, Forrest, B. Cox, Caskey and Blackwell
Similar (S 0559, H 3206)
Summary: Candidate nominations
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 7-11-10, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO METHODS OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM FILING MORE THAN ONE STATEMENT OF INTENTION OF CANDIDACY FOR A SINGLE ELECTION, AND TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE FROM BEING NOMINATED BY MORE THAN ONE POLITICAL PARTY FOR A SINGLE OFFICE IN AN ELECTION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 7-13-320, RELATING TO BALLOTS AND SPECIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROHIBIT A CANDIDATE'S NAME FROM APPEARING ON THE BALLOT MORE THAN ONCE.
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12/09/20House Prefiled
12/09/20House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 137)
01/12/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 137)
01/13/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey
02/03/21House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell



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