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S 656 - Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections - North Carolina Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (72-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that amends various election laws, including a prohibition of party primaries for certain 2018 judicial elections.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits party primaries, in advance of the November 6, 2018 general election, for candidates seeking the following offices (Sec. 4):

    • Justices of the Supreme Court;

    • Judges of the Court of Appeals;

    • Judges of the superior courts; and

    • Judges of the district courts.

  • Specifies that this act takes effect January 1, 2018 and applies to all primary and general elections held thereafter (Sec. 5).

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (26-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that amends various election laws, including a prohibition of party primaries for certain 2018 judicial elections.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits party primaries, in advance of the November 6, 2018 general election, for candidates seeking the following offices (Sec. 4):

    • Justices of the Supreme Court;

    • Judges of the Court of Appeals;

    • Judges of the superior courts; and

    • Judges of the district courts.

  • Specifies that this act takes effect January 1, 2018 and applies to all primary and general elections held thereafter (Sec. 5).

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (30-16) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (70-44) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (0-48) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (107-7) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (49-0) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Part Primaries for Certain 2018 Court Elections

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