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WVSB2001IntroThe purpose of this bill is to ensure the people of West Virginia are able to elect replacements for any vacancies created in the Supreme Court of Appeals due to the impeachment proceedings occurring during the Second Extraordinary Session of 2018.
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2018-08-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB201IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require a special state-wide election for a vacancy in the office of State Supreme Court Justice, when the vacancy has occurred as the result of impeachment.
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2018-08-14
Motion to table motion to suspend rules adopted (Roll No. 620)
WVSB351PassPermitting ballot commissioners serve while candidates for certain offices
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2018-04-23
Chapter 77, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
WVSB548PassAuthorizing county commissions to pay election officials
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2018-04-23
Chapter 78, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
WVSB582PassAllowing candidate for political party executive committee serve as election official
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2018-04-23
Chapter 79, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
WVHB4571PassThe purpose of this bill is to provide that on the final day of filing announcements of candidates for a political office the deadline is 11:59 p.m. The bill requires that the office of the Secretary of State be open until that time; and that the off...
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2018-04-17
Chapter 83, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
WVHB4434PassThe purpose of this bill is to clarify provisions relating to candidates unaffiliated with a political party as it relates to certificates of announcement, preventing potential candidates registered as members of a political party from using the prov...
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2018-04-16
Chapter 82, Acts, Regular Session, 2018
WVHB4591IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow municipalities to cancel municipal elections and appoint candidates by acclamation, if there is only one candidate running for each municipal office up for election.
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2018-02-13
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB4579IntroThe purpose of this bill is to revise provisions of state election law relating contributions for political campaigns, anonymous advertising to influence elections, and limits for various forms and circumstances of political contributions.
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2018-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4515IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that the election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals; circuit court judges, magistrates and family court judges is at general elections.
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2018-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4525IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the residency requirements for people entitled to vote and people eligible to register to vote by adding a definition for the phrase “legal resident.”
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2018-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4493IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit county commissions to determine compensation of election officials at elections; exception.
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2018-02-12
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB4441IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish that no officer may qualify as a candidate for other office until he or she has resigned from the officer currently held.
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2018-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4174EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to designate the placement of nonpartisan judicial offices on the primary election ballot.
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2018-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB376IntroAmending residency requirements for people entitled to vote
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2018-01-25
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB4164IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that members of the House of Delegates in districts having more than one delegate be elected from numbered divisions.
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2018-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2065IntroRequiring all local special elections to be held on the days and hours of general, primary or state-wide elections
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB144IntroProviding for nonpartisan election of county surveyors
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2018-01-10
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2378IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide days prior to early voting during primary, general and special elections for registering eligible students to vote and for the transportation of registered students to appro...
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2018-01-10
To House Education Committee
WVHB2723IntroThe purpose of this bill is to relate to elections generally; primary elections for nonpartisan offices including Justices of the Supreme Court, circuit court judges, family court judges and magistrates; legislative findings; primary date; political ...
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB118IntroRevising law regulating election financing
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2018-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB117IntroRequiring vacancies in certain elected offices be filled by person of same political party as previous officeholder
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2018-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB3039IntroAllowing municipalities to cancel elections when only one person is running for each office
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2018-01-10
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVSB54IntroCreating Independent Redistricting Commission
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2018-01-10
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2320IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require notification to voters at polling places in primary elections that they may request and use a ballot for one of the major political parties if the voter is not affiliated with any party or if the voter is regist...
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB140IntroRequiring photo identification on voter registration cards
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2018-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2124IntroProviding that members of the House of Delegates in districts having more than one delegate be elected from numbered divisions
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2597IntroCampaign Advertising Fairness Act
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2635IntroRelating to nonpartisan election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB40IntroRequiring certain election expenditure disclosures
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2018-01-10
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2102IntroThe 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, Trea...
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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