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HB 423 (BR 1535) - A. Koenig

     AN ACT relating to presidential electors.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require presidential electors who are chosen from the state at large to cast their ballots for the presidential and vice-presidential candidates who receive the highest number of votes in the state; require presidential electors chosen from congressional districts to cast their ballots for the candidates who receive the highest number of votes in the electors' districts; amend KRS 118.325 to require political parties and political organizations to choose one presidential elector from each congressional district and two presidential electors from the state at large, along with alternate electors; amend KRS 117.265, 118.425, 118.435, and 118.445 to conform.

     Jan 31-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)


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