Under existing law, candidates at primary elections and independent candidates for public office are required to obtain signatures of voters in order to have access to the general election ballot
This bill would allow those political parties recognized as a political party under Section 17-6-22, Code of Alabama 1975, the option of paying assessment fees to have their nominees placed on the general election ballot, and independent candidates the option of paying assessment fees to have their names placed on the general election ballot
To amend Sections 17-6-22, 17-9-3, and 17-14-31, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to access to general election ballots, to provide further for requirements relating to ballot access for certain candidates for public office.
|February 7, 2012
|Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Constitution, Campaign Finance, Ethics, and Elections
|SB55 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced