HB 109 (BR 327) - M. Harmon
AN ACT relating to elections.
Amend KRS 118.127 to permit a slate of candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor to appear on the ballot only in the general election, not in the primary; require a party's nominee for Governor to designate his or her nominee for Lieutenant Governor no later than the fourth Tuesday following the primary; if this designation is not filed, require the governing authority of the party to name the candidate for Lieutenant Governor; set forth the oath to be sworn by a slate of candidates; create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to allow a candidate for Governor to designate a replacement if the candidate for Lieutenant Governor dies, is disqualified, or is disabled; amend KRS 121.015 to redefine "slate of candidates"; amend KRS 6.811, relating to legislative ethics, to prohibit legislative agents from making campaign contributions to candidates or slates of candidates for Governor or Lieutenant Governor or to the campaign committees of these candidates; amend KRS 121.150 to prohibit candidates and slates of candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and the campaign committees of these candidates from accepting contributions from legislative agents; amend KRS 117.275, 118.025, 118.105, 118.125, 118.245, 120.055, 120.095, and 121.170 to conform; repeal KRS 118.227.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Jan 20-posted in committee