House Bill 469

Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1170
Sponsor D. Owens
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 67.060 to specify that voters required to sign a candidate's filing form shall be voters residing in the candidate's district; amend KRS 83A.170 to delete language relating to a voter signing multiple petitions of nomination in nonpartisan primaries; amend KRS 118.105 to specify that a disqualified candidate is not eligible to fill a vacancy in candidacy and that if a vacancy in candidacy occurs in a race with an unopposed candidate that the opposite party may nominate a candidate; amend KRS 118.125, 118.315, 118A.060, and 118A.100 to require that candidate and registered voters signing nomination papers include a legible, printed name and to specify that failure to include a legible name results in the signature not being counted; amend KRS 118.591 to conform; amend KRS 160.190 to require that vacancy in board of education position with unexpired term of one (1) year or more be placed on ballot for write-in voting if no candidate files a petition of nomination for the vacancy; amend KRS 160.210 to conform; amend KRS 160.220 to govern filing and vote certification procedures in school districts whose boundaries extend beyond a single county; make provisions related to nomination papers effective November 1, 2011.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Elections, petition requirements, legibly printed name
County Clerks - Elections, school board districts, filings, vote total certifications
Effective Dates, Delayed - November 1, 2011
Elections and Voting - Nominating papers, requirements, legibly printed name
Secretary of State - Elections, various changes to procedures
Local Mandate - Elections, various changes to procedures


  • introduced in House
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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