Bill Sponsors: IN SB0257 | 2017 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Voter registration and other voting matters. Provides that a county election board (board) may adopt a resolution by a vote of a majority of the members of the board to provide that the polls close at any time after 6 p.m. and not later than 8 p.m. on election day. Allows a board to adopt a resolution by the majority vote of the board's entire membership in order to establish satellite locations for early voting. (Currently, a resolution to establish satellite voting locations must be adopted unanimously by the board.) Provides that a voter may apply for permanent absentee voter

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2017-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Elections [SB0257 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Karen Tallian [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-004FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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