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2015 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Boquist
Regular Sponsors:
Bill Title: Relating to percentage of vote required to win elected office; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires that candidate for United States Senator, Representative in Congress, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Commissioner of Bureau of Labor and Industries, judge, state Senator or state Representative receive majority of votes cast in general election to be elected.
Requires runoff election if no candidate receives majority of votes cast. Specifies procedures for runoff election. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number:
Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
Current Subcommittee:
Subsequent Referral(s):
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