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SB 53/LM (BR 846) - J. Higdon

     AN ACT relating to primaries.
     Amend KRS 116.055 to permit a registered independent to vote in the primary of one party for each primary; amend KRS 118.125 to provide that a primary candidate shall not be a registered independent; amend KRS 117.125 to provide that electronic voting machines be reprogrammed to allow a registered independent to vote for a party's candidates in a primary.


     SFA (1, J. Higdon) - Amend KRS 116.055 to require that an independent be registered as an independent on December 31 immediately preceding the primary; amend KRS 118.015 to define "registered independent" as a person who is not a member of a political party, a political organization, or a political group.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to State & Local Government (S)
     Jan 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 28, 2010
     Jan 28-3rd reading; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 1-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 2-passed 25-12 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 3-received in House
     Feb 8-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 4-posted in committee

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