IL HB0285 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Creates an open-primary system. Provides that primary ballots shall list each candidate for office, regardless of party affiliation, participating in the primary election. Provides that the 2 candidates in any primary that received the most votes in the primary election, regardless of party affiliation of the candidates, shall be the only 2 candidates certified for participation in the general election. Makes conforming changes.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-06HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
2017-01-25HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-11HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-09HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner

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10519-12.1Amended CodeCitation Text
10519-3Amended CodeCitation Text
10519-4.5New CodeSee Bill Text
10519-5Amended CodeCitation Text
10519-8Amended CodeCitation Text
10520-3Amended CodeCitation Text
10520-4Amended CodeCitation Text
10520-4.5New CodeSee Bill Text
10520-5Amended CodeCitation Text
10520-8Amended CodeCitation Text
1057-10Amended CodeCitation Text
1057-2Repealed CodeCitation Text
1057-3Repealed CodeCitation Text
1057-43Amended CodeCitation Text
1057-44Amended CodeCitation Text
1057-60Amended CodeCitation Text
105Art. 10Repealed CodeCitation Text

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