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Election Law - Primary Elections and Early Voting - Dates

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Delegate Parrott


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Prohibiting a primary election from being held on Purim, Passover, Good Friday, Easter, the first day of Ramadan, Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur; requiring a primary election that would otherwise be held on the date of a specified holiday to instead be held seven days after the holiday; and prohibiting an early voting center from being open for voting on specified holidays.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Parrott, Metzgar, and Shoemaker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Holidays and Special Dates
Religion -see also- Churches
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(10-301.1, 8-201)

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