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Elections And Voting

Concerning modifications to certain statutes governing the conduct of elections, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Elections & Redistricting
Bill Summary

The act amends various laws related to the conduct of elections, including provisions related to:

  • Procedures for registering to vote and for automatic voter registration through voter registration agencies;
  • Requirements related to political party organization, including requirements for precinct caucuses, county assemblies, and vacancy committees;
  • Ballot access for candidates, including repealing the ability of an unaffiliated candidate for president of the United States to be nominated by paying a fee;
  • Requirements for voter service and polling centers and voting in person;
  • Procedures for challenges to a person's right to vote;
  • Procedures and requirements for circulating recall petitions and the conduct of recall elections, including municipal and local government recall elections;
  • Prohibitions on electioneering in and within 100 feet of a polling place; and
  • Requirements for filing initiative petitions.

The act applies to elections conducted on or after the effective date of the act and takes effect upon passage; except that provisions allowing a person to register to vote online using the last 4 digits of their social security number take effect March 1, 2022.

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


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details