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SB 1204: Elections

GENERAL BILL by Thurston

Elections; Requiring the Secretary of State to be elected rather than appointed; providing that an applicant must designate a party affiliation or select no party affiliation to be registered to vote; providing that a person who meets certain requirements may register to vote and cast a ballot on election day or at an early voting site; designating General Election Day as a paid holiday; authorizing an absent voter to submit a federal write-in absentee ballot or vote-by-mail ballot; revising the dates by which the Elections Canvassing Commission must certify certain election returns, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/10/2021 Senate • Filed
2/18/2021 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 124
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 123
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Ethics and Elections