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S 99 - Presidential Primaries Conducted by the State Election Commission - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (36-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Presidential Primaries Conducted by the State Election Commission

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes the State Election Commission responsible for preferential presidential primary elections.

Highlights:
-Limits state managed preferential primaries to political parties receiving more than 5 percent of the popular vote. (Sec. 1) - Allows political parties or the Election Commission to use any facility that receives state funding free of charge, subject to availability of the facility. (Sec. 4) -Requires political parties to give written notice of the date for primary no later than 90 days prior. (Sec. 1) -Limits filing fee per candidate to $20,000. (Sec. 1)
Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (87-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Presidential Primaries Conducted by the State Election Commission

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes the State Election Commission responsible for preferential presidential primary elections.

Highlights:
-Limits state managed preferential primaries to political parties receiving more than 5 percent of the popular vote. (Sec. 1) - Allows political parties or the Election Commission to use any facility that receives state funding free of charge, subject to availability of the facility. (Sec. 4) -Requires political parties to give written notice of the date for primary no later than 90 days prior. (Sec. 1) -Limits filing fee per candidate to $20,000. (Sec. 1)
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Presidential Primaries Conducted by the State Election Commission

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (91-20) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

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