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HB17-1088

Voter Signature Verification & Electronic Petition Pilot

Concerning the verification of voter eligibility in various elections processes, and, in connection therewith, requiring signature verification for candidate and issue petitions and directing the secretary of state to develop a pilot program for electronic petition gathering.
Session:
2017 Regular Session

Commencing in 2018, section 1 of the bill requires signature verification for candidate petitions that are required to be filed with the secretary of state's office, and authorizes the secretary of state to promulgate rules regarding such signature verification. Beginning in 2020, section 3 requires signature verification on ballot issue petitions for which random sampling sufficiency has been established.

Section 2 requires the secretary of state to develop a pilot program for electronic petition processes.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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