Presidential primary; allows a voter to vote uncommitted. (SB538)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Presidential primary; uncommitted option.  Allows a voter in a presidential primary to vote "uncommitted" where such vote indicates that the voter has no preference among the candidates on the ballot and does not want to commit delegates to vote for any particular candidate at the party's national convention. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103240D
01/12/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/27/2012Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/27/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB538)
02/07/2012Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Placed on Calendar
02/15/2012Read first time
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/16/2012Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee
03/10/2012Left in Privileges and Elections