senate Bill S2403

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 17, 2013 referred to elections

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S2403 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2052
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6-104 & 7-114, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3513A, A3134A
2009-2010: S3259, A2848

S2403 - Summary

Makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor; provides candidates be designated jointly either by the state committee or by petition; provides said petition will be valid only if it jointly designates both candidates.

S2403 - Sponsor Memo

S2403 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2403

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  LARKIN,  RANZENHOFER  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the joint nomination of
  candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 5 of section 6-104  of  the  election
law are amended to read as follows:
  1.  Party  designation of a candidate for nomination for any office to
be filled by the voters of the entire state shall be made by  the  state
committee.  CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICES OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVER-
NOR SHALL BE DESIGNATED JOINTLY BY A SINGLE VOTE OF SUCH COMMITTEE.
  2. The state committee shall make a decision  by  majority  vote.  The
person  OR  PERSONS  receiving  the  majority  vote shall be the party's
designated candidate OR PAIR OF CANDIDATES for nomination, and all other
persons OR PAIRS OF PERSONS who shall have received twenty-five  percent
or  more  of  the  vote  cast on any ballot shall have the right to make
written demand, duly acknowledged, to the state board of elections  that
their  names  appear  on the primary ballot as candidates for such nomi-
nation.  Such demand shall be made not later than seven days after  such
meeting  and  may  be  withdrawn in the same manner within fourteen days
after such meeting.
  5. Enrolled members of the party may make other designations by  peti-
tion  for [a member] MEMBERS of the same party. A PETITION DESIGNATING A
CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR OR  LIEUTENANT  GOVERNOR  SHALL  BE
VALID  ONLY IF SUCH PETITION JOINTLY DESIGNATES CANDIDATES FOR BOTH SUCH
OFFICES ON SUCH PETITION.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 7-114 of the election law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06441-01-3

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