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SB 556: Primary Elections

GENERAL BILL by Rader

Primary Elections; Requiring that a universal primary election open to all qualified electors, regardless of political party affiliation or lack thereof, be held for purposes of selecting candidates for specified federal, state, local, and district offices; specifying that the candidates receiving the highest and next highest number of votes in the universal primary election advance to the general election, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 3/5/2019 Senate - Introduced -SJ 72
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2019 Senate • Filed
2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 72
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72