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HB 469/LM (BR 1170) - D. Owens

     AN ACT relating to elections.
     Amend KRS 67.060 to specify that voters required to sign a candidate's filing form shall be voters residing in the candidate's district; amend KRS 83A.170 to delete language relating to a voter signing multiple petitions of nomination in nonpartisan primaries; amend KRS 118.105 to specify that a disqualified candidate is not eligible to fill a vacancy in candidacy and that if a vacancy in candidacy occurs in a race with an unopposed candidate that the opposite party may nominate a candidate; amend KRS 118.125, 118.315, 118A.060, and 118A.100 to require that candidate and registered voters signing nomination papers include a legible, printed name and to specify that failure to include a legible name results in the signature not being counted; amend KRS 118.591 to conform; amend KRS 160.190 to require that vacancy in board of education position with unexpired term of one (1) year or more be placed on ballot for write-in voting if no candidate files a petition of nomination for the vacancy; amend KRS 160.210 to conform; amend KRS 160.220 to govern filing and vote certification procedures in school districts whose boundaries extend beyond a single county; make provisions related to nomination papers effective November 1, 2011.

     Feb 14-introduced in House
     Feb 15-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 17-posted in committee
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-taken from Rules (H); recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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