2008 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Prior Year Introduction As: SB 77/07
Sponsored By:
Senators Kelley, Brochin, Madaleno, McFadden, Munson, Raskin, and Stone
Election Law - Rotation of Candidates Names on the Ballot


Requiring that the names of specified candidates be listed on the ballot in accordance with regulations adopted by the State Board of Elections; requiring the regulations to include a protocol for the rotation of the names of specified candidates; and providing that the Act applies to each election beginning with the 2010 primary and general elections.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections, State Board of
Local Government Mandates
Political Candidates
Proper Names
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

Election Law
( 9-210 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered