SB15 Alabama 2012 1st Special Session
First Special Session 2012
Elections, party registration required in primary elections, Secretary of State maintain voters affiliation on voter registration form
Under existing law, to gain ballot access, an independent candidate for office must file a written petition signed by at least three percent of the qualified electors who cast ballots for the office of Governor in the last general election
This bill would reduce the number of names of qualified electors required for political parties and independent candidates for statewide office to gain ballot access
To amend Sections 17-6-22 and 17-9-3, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to political parties and persons entitled to have their names printed on ballots, to reduce the number of names of qualified electors required for political parties and independent candidates for statewide office to gain ballot access.
|May 17, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation General Fund|
|Bill Text||SB15 Alabama 2012 1st Special Session - Introduced|