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Regular Session 2007-2008
House Bill 2729

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), entitled "An act concerning elections, including general, municipal, special and primary elections, the nomination of candidates, primary and election expenses and election contests; creating and defining membership of county boards of elections; imposing duties upon the Secretary of the Commonwealth, courts, county boards of elections, county commissioners; imposing penalties for violation of the act, and codifying, revising and consolidating the laws relating thereto; and repealing certain acts and parts of acts relating to elections," in nomination of candidates, further providing for nomination petitions to be filed, for affidavits of candidates, for statement of candidates for delegates to national conventions, for number of signers required for nomination petitions of candidates at primaries and for nominations by minor political parties; providing for declaration of candidacy for nomination and declaration fees; further providing for place and time of filing nomination petitions and declarations of candidacy for nomination and filing fees, for withdrawal of candidates, for casting of lots for position of names upon the primary ballots or ballot labels and notice of candidates, for Secretary of Commonwealth to furnish county boards with lists of candidates and candidates to be notified, for setting aside nominations of candidates and for nomination by political bodies; providing for declarations of candidacy for election; and further providing for place and time of filing nomination papers, for filing fees, for examination of nomination petitions, certifications and papers, for objections to nomination petitions and papers and declarations of candidacy for election, for vacancy in party nomination by failure to pay filing fee or for failure to file loyalty oath and for preservation of nomination petitions, certifications and papers.
Last Action:
Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT, Oct. 3, 2008 [House]
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