Comments: IL HB0762 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Election Code. Changes the threshold at which a party must poll to be considered a political party, rather than a new political party, from 5% of the entire vote cast in the State in the general election for State and county officers then next preceding a primary to 2%. Includes the President of the United States in the definition of "state office" or "state officer" for certain purposes. Reduces various signature requirements to form a new political party. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0762 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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