Method of nominating party candidates; incumbent selection. (SB766)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Method of nominating party candidates; incumbent selection. 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 does not affect the current power of duly constituted authorities of the political party to determine the method of nominating party candidates. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/22/2016Presented and ordered printed 16102599D
01/22/2016Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB766)
02/09/2016Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (7-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)