05RS HB147


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HB 147 (BR 251) - J. Gray

     AN ACT relating to elections.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to divide the total number of Kentucky's electoral votes among the Presidential tickets based upon the popular proportional share of the total statewide ballots cast for each Presidential ticket, establish a formula to ascertain allocation of electoral votes, require a recount under certain conditions, establish a procedure if any vacancies occur in the office of Presidential elector, and require that original jurisdiction for the adjudication of all contests concerning Presidential electors shall be with the Supreme Court; amend KRS 117.265, 118.325, 118.425, 118.435, and 118.445 to conform.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee

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