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HB 757 (BR 2223) - T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to gubernatorial elections.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require each candidate for Governor in the regular election to designate a running mate as a candidate for Lieutenant Governor, rather than participating in the primary as part of a slate of candidates; amend KRS 121.015 to define "slate of candidates" to apply only to the regular election, not to the primary, and to include the candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the slate only after he or she has been designated as a running mate by the candidate for Governor; amend and create various sections of KRS Chapters 117, 118, 120, and 121 to conform; repeal KRS 118.227, relating to filings by slates of candidates, and KRS 118.227, which establishes the method of filling a vacancy in a slate of candidates before the primary.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and make technical correction.

     HFA (1, T. Thompson) - Retain all provisions; make technical correction to.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

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