Elections; method of nominating party candidates, party primaries. (SB474)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; method of nominating party candidates. Removes the power of incumbent officeholders in some cases to insist on a primary as the method of nominating political party candidates and removes the power of General Assembly incumbents seeking reelection to determine the method of nomination. The bill leaves the power to determine the method of nominating party candidates to the duly constituted authorities of the political party. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102541D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/10/2014Assigned to P&E sub: Campaigns and Elections
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB474)
01/21/2014Failed to report (defeated) in Privileges and Elections (4-Y 9-N 1-A)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB474)