LYONS,JOSEPH AND JOHNSON,TIM.
ELEC CD-JUD CANDTE-SIGNATURES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Election Code. Increases the number of signatures
required on a petition for nomination of a candidate for judicial
office from 500 to 1,000. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)
HB758 would have minimal fiscal impact on Board operations.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces the substantive amendatory changes in the bill. Provides
that the number of signatures required on a petition for nomination as
a candidate for judicial office is 0.25% of the number of votes for
the judicial candidate of his or her political party who received the
highest number of votes at the last regular general election at which
a judicial officer from the same district, circuit, or subcircuit was
regularly scheduled to be elected, but not less 500 signatures. (Now,
only 500 signatures are needed in all cases.)
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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