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Regular Session 2019-2020
House Bill 227

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in nomination of candidates, further providing for number of signers required for nomination petitions of candidates at primaries; in ballots, further providing for form of ballots, printing ballots, stubs and numbers, for number of ballots to be printed and specimen ballots and for record of ballots to be kept; in electronic voting systems, further providing for forms, for supplies, preparation of the voting system and of polling places, for election day procedures and the process of voting and for post election procedures; in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for voter's certificates, for manner of applying to vote, persons entitled to vote, voter's certificates, entries to be made in district register, numbered lists of voters and challenges, for admission of electors within enclosed space, for ballots to be issued by election officers only, ballots not to be removed and official ballots only to be deposited or counted and for duties of election officers after the close of the polls in districts in which ballots are used; in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for official absentee voters ballots; in voting by qualified mail-in electors, further providing for official mail-in elector ballots; and, in returns of primaries and elections, further providing for computation of returns by county board, certification and issuance of certificates of election.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Act No. 94 of 2019, Nov. 27, 2019
Printer's No.:
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* denotes current Printer's Number
Statute References :

This bill amends the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.0320), known as the "Pennsylvania Election Code". Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

HB 43 Rep. SNYDER Memo: Establishing Early Voting in Pennsylvania
HB 192 Rep. QUINN Memo: Pennsylvania Open Primaries (Former HB 2661)
HB 282 Rep. SIMMONS Memo: Election Reform-Straight Ballot Voting
HB 348 Rep. CRUZ Memo: Election Officer Salaries
HB 429 Rep. BENNINGHOFF Memo: Explanation of Ballot Questions
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.0320), known as the "Pennsylvania Election Code"