assembly Bill A1109

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Moves the date of the presidential primary to the same date as the state primaries

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Jan 13, 2023 referred to election law


A1109 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A10173, S8108
2021-2022: A6623, S1819

A1109 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Moves the date of the presidential primary to the same date as the state primaries.

A1109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 13, 2023
 Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON, TAYLOR -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Election Law
 AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to moving the date of the
   presidential primary to the same date as the state primaries
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 1 of section 8-100 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 5 of the laws of 2019, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (a) A primary election shall be held on the  fourth  Tuesday  in  June
 before  every general election unless otherwise changed by an act of the
 legislature. Members of the state and  county  committees  and  assembly
 district  leaders  and  associate  district  leaders and all other party
 positions to be elected shall be elected at such primary and  all  nomi-
 nations  for  public office required to be made at a primary election in
 such year shall be made at such primary. In each year in which  electors
 of  president  and vice president of the United States are to be elected
 an additional primary election[, to be known  as  the  spring  primary,]
 shall  ALSO  be  held  on  the [first] FOURTH Tuesday in [February] JUNE
 unless otherwise changed by an act of the legislature, for  the  purpose
 of electing delegates to the national convention.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.