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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6577

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2916

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. COOK, 65th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING REPLACEMENT OF A CANDIDATE ON A BALLOT.

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

That title 9 of the general statutes be amended to provide that in the event of vacancy in candidacy on a ballot at an election or primary, any candidate chosen to fill such vacancy shall be so chosen prior to the time at which the municipal clerk is required to issue printed absentee and overseas ballots.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that absentee and overseas ballots accurately reflect the candidates for nomination or election.