92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0946
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ELEC-TWNSHIP STRAIGHT VOTING                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.  Permits a county board by ordinance to      
   approve straight party voting by a single vote for township  elections      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that the ordinance authorizing straight party, single         
   ticket voting for township offices must be an ordinance of the town-        
   ship board, rather than the county board, and must be approved not          
   less than 61 days before the consolidated election.                         
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Specifies that the straight party single vote is for political         
   parties. Changes the deadline for approving the ordinance to 78 days        
   before the consolidated election. Requires the township board to            
   certify its ordinance to the election authority within one day after        
   its approval.                                                               
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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