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HB 209 - Reduces Voting Hours - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Reduces Voting Hours

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Voting Hours

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces voting hours for certain elections, effective January 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Reduces the hours that the principal office of the registrar is open by 1 hour on election days from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts regularly scheduled congressional primary elections from the reduced hours for the office of the registrar required by this bill (Sec. 1).
  • Reduces the hours that polls are open on primary and general election days by 1 hour from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts regularly scheduled congressional primary and general elections from the reduced polling hours required by this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Voting Hours

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces voting hours for certain elections, effective January 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Reduces the hours that the principal office of the registrar is open by 1 hour on election days from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts regularly scheduled congressional primary elections from the reduced hours for the office of the registrar required by this bill (Sec. 1).
  • Reduces the hours that polls are open on primary and general election days by 1 hour from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts regularly scheduled congressional primary and general elections from the reduced polling hours required by this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Voting Hours

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