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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 1031
Elections; candidate who receives votes within not more than 1 percent of total votes shall be qualified to request a recount; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide that, if the votes received by a candidate in a primary or election are within not more than 1 percent of the total votes which were cast for such office in such primary or election of receiving a majority of the votes cast for such office and being declared as the candidate nominated or elected, such candidate shall be qualified to request a recount; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/18/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/16/2016 - House Hopper