WV HB2169 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2169


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to allow a group to become a recognized political party if the group’s candidate receives one percent of the votes in an election for any one of six statewide offices, including that of Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General or Commissioner of Agriculture; to allow a group of affiliated voters to become a recognized political party if 5,000 or more individuals have identified as a member of the group on their current voter registration forms; and to require voting registration forms to provide a space for individuals who do not select a political party affiliation to write the name of a group of affiliated of voters to which they belong.

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Allowing a group of affiliated voters to become a recognized political party under certain criteria



2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2169 (Carry Over) 2019-01-09 - To House Judiciary


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