Georgia House of Representatives
HB1147 - Elections; primaries; nomination; run-off

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Holmes, Bob McKinney, J. E White, John
Brooks, Tyrone Hugley, Carolyn F Roberts, Lawrence R
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Summary / Full Text HC: GAff SC:
F/R: 01/23/96 L/A: 02/21/96 H - Favorably Reported
Titles Amended: 21
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elections, so as to change the votes needed for nomination; to provide that winning a primary requires at least 40 percent of the votes cast; to provide for run-off primaries in certain circumstances; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              1/23/96  Read 1st Time                        
              1/24/96  Read 2nd Time                        
              2/21/96  Favorably Reported                   

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 21-2-501, 21-2-501.1

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