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HB 540 Elections; changes definition of "party" or "political party."

Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Elections; definition of "party" or "political party." Changes the definition of "party" or "political party" to mean an organization of citizens of the Commonwealth that, at either of the two preceding statewide general elections, received at least three percent of the total vote cast for any statewide office filled in that election. Currently, to be defined as a party or political party, such an organization must receive at least 10 percent of the total vote cast for any statewide office filled at either of the two preceding statewide general elections.


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