2009 Regular Session


File Code: Elections
Sponsored By:
Senator Colburn
Election Law - Runoff Election


Providing that a candidate may not be nominated for or elected to specified public offices in the State unless the candidate receives a majority of the votes cast in the election; requiring that a runoff election be held if no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast in specified elections; specifying the dates for a runoff election; providing for a substitute candidate in the event a candidate initially eligible for the runoff election dies, withdraws, or is ineligible for the runoff election; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 8-103 , 8-103 )


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