Bill Text - HB183 (2005)

Relative to the nomination of political candidates.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

HB 183 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

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03/09

HOUSE BILL 183

AN ACT relative to nomination of political candidates.

SPONSORS: Rep. Clemons, Hills 24; Rep. Franklin, Sull 2; Rep. D. Cote, Hills 23

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits any person who is a candidate on any party’s state primary election ballot from running as the nominee of a different party in the state general election.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0539

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to nomination of political candidates.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Election Procedure; Candidate of One Party. RSA 659:91-a, I is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

I. Any person who is a candidate on any party’s state primary election ballot shall not run as the nominee of a different party in the state general election.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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