SB0294

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Election of Circuit Court Judges - Nonpartisan General Elections

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Establishing a method for the election of judges to the circuit courts on a nonpartisan basis at a general election; providing that a candidate for election as judge of a circuit court may not be nominated at a primary election; providing that a candidate for election as judge of a circuit court may not be nominated to the ballot by a political party that is not required to nominate candidates by primary election; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Circuit Courts
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Judges
Petitions
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(5-203, 5-301, 5-303, 5-703, 5-703.1, 9-210, 8-901 through 8-904)

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October 29, 2013 9:59 P.M.