2009 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 947
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carter, George, Dwyer, McConkey, Schuh, and Weldon
Elections - New Political Party - Petition Signatures


Reducing the number of signatures required to be included in a petition to form a new political party from 10,000 to 5,000.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Carter) Adopted (136-0)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Political Parties

Bill affects the following Statute:

Election Law
( 4-102 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 12, 2009: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Carter) Adopted (136-0)