HB95 (2005) Detail

Relative to delegates to state party conventions.


CHAPTER 5

HB 95 – FINAL VERSION

2005 SESSION

05-0160

03/09

HOUSE BILL 95

AN ACT relative to delegates to state party conventions.

SPONSORS: Rep. Mooney, Hills 19; Rep. MacKay, Merr 11; Rep. Kennedy, Merr 4; Sen. Boyce, Dist 4

COMMITTEE: Election Law

ANALYSIS

This bill disqualifies from election as delegates to state party conventions those persons who will serve as delegates because they are their party’s nominees for office.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0160

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT relative to delegates to state party conventions.

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

5:1 Election of Delegates to State Party Conventions. Amend RSA 653:6 to read as follows:

653:6 Delegates to State Party Conventions. At every state primary election, the voters in each state representative district shall elect delegates to each state party convention in accordance with the districts laid out in RSA 662:6. In order to be elected as a delegate to a state party convention, a person shall be a registered voter of the same party in the district from which the person is to be elected, and shall receive either a minimum of 10 votes or 10 percent of the votes cast in the district from which the person is to be elected, whichever is less. A person who is entitled to serve as a delegate because he or she has been nominated for office as provided in RSA 667:21 shall not be entitled to serve as an elected delegate under this section, and the next highest eligible vote-getter shall be elected.

5:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

(Approved: May 3, 2005)

(Effective Date: July 2, 2005)

Links

HB95 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB95 Revision: 9136 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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