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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to elections|
|Jan 17, 2013||referred to elections|
senate Bill S2403
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S2403 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S2403 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor PURPOSE: This bill makes provisions relating to the joint nomination of candidates for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. The bill provides that candidates for governor and lieutenant Governor be designated jointly and run together as a slate in the event of a primary election, as is currently provided for in the general election. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 1- Amends subdivisions 1, 2 and 5 of § 6-104 of the Election Law to provide that candidates for governor and lieutenant governor be designated jointly either by the State Committee or by petition. A designating petition will be valid only if it jointly designates both candidates. § 2- Amends subdivision 1 of § 7-114 of the Election Law by adding a new paragraph (e) to reflect that primary ballots shall be printed with the jointly designated candidates for governor and lieutenant governor appearing together on the same row or column and the ballot
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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