OLR Bill Analysis

SB 1146

AN ACT CONCERNING CROSS-ENDORSEMENTS.

SUMMARY:

This bill prohibits candidates from being endorsed by a political party to which they do not belong. It thus bans cross-endorsements, the process that allows two or more political parties to endorse the same candidate for the same office during the same election.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2014

COMMITTEE ACTION

Government Administration and Elections Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

11

Nay

3

(04/05/2013)