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2013 House Bill 4947: Establish procedures for legislative candidate withdrawal or death
  1. Introduced by Rep. Sean McCann (D) on September 4, 2013, to establish that if a major party candidate in a state legislator race dies, withdraws, moves or becomes ineligible after the primary election and before the general election, then the general election would be postponed, a special election would be held on the next regular election date (in February), and a new candidate would be selected by the political party’s county committees in the affected district under procedures specified in the bill.
    • Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on September 4, 2013.

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