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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5353

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 555

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ALBERTS, 50th Dist.

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE GRANT OF CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM FUNDS TO UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 157 of the general statutes be amended to prohibit grants under the Citizens' Election Program to any unopposed candidate for elective office.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent the granting of taxpayer funds to candidates for election who are running unopposed.