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HB 302 (BR 854) - J. Hoover

     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 117.275, 118.025, 118.105, 118.125, 118.245, 120.055, 120.095, and 121.170 to conform; repeal KRS 118.227.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Feb 26-posted in committee

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