Bill Status of HB0762 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-BALLOT ACCESS
Rep. Allen Skillicorn - David A. Welter
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Changes the threshold at which a party must poll to be considered a political party, rather than a new political party, from 5% of the entire vote cast in the State in the general election for State and county officers then next preceding a primary to 2%. Includes the President of the United States in the definition of "state office" or "state officer" for certain purposes. Reduces various signature requirements to form a new political party. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.