HB17-1163

HB17-1163 - Candidate Petition Filing Deadlines And Signatures

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning certain requirements affecting candidates seeking access to the ballot by means of a petition, and, in connection therewith, altering the deadlines by which candidate petitions are required to be filed and increasing the number of signatures needed to qualify petitions for candidates for the general assembly.

The bill extends the amount of time that elections officials may review candidate petitions by making a concomitant reduction in the amount of time that candidates may circulate such petitions.

The bill also increases the number of signers needed to qualify petitions for candidates for certain partisan public offices.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

 

Latest update: March 3, 2017
03/03/2017 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
03/02/2017 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee Vote - Final Action Failed
02/06/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs