House Bill 599

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Title AN ACT relating to the election of judges.
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Bill Request Number 1536
Sponsor A. Koenig
Summary of Original Version Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 118A to require voters in judicial elections, beginning with the election in 2014, to complete their ballots by ranking candidates in order of choice; eliminate primaries in judicial elections; require all judicial candidates to file petitions of candidacy; establish procedures for the State Board of Elections to follow in tabulating votes and determining the winners of judicial elections; repeal KRS 118A.060, 118A.080, and 118A.090, relating to judicial primaries and regular elections; EFFECTIVE IN PART ON NOVEMBER 6, 2013, AND IN PART ON JANUARY 1, 2014.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Election of judges, preferential voting system
Effective Dates, Delayed - Election of judges, preferential voting system, November 6, 2013, and January 1, 2014
Elections and Voting - Judges, preferential voting system
Secretary of State - Election of judges, preferential voting system

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02/21/08
  • introduced in House
02/25/08
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)


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