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SF 879

1st Engrossment - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; providing for elimination of
the state primary in a municipality or county if no
nominee must be selected at the state primary for any
partisan or nonpartisan office in that municipality or
county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
204D.03, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204D.03,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

State primary.

new text begin(a) new text endThe state primary
shall be held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in
September in each even-numbered year to select the nominees of
the major political parties for partisan offices and the
nominees for nonpartisan offices to be filled at the state
general election, other than presidential electors.

new text begin (b) If in any municipality or county there are no partisan
or nonpartisan offices for which nominees must be selected at
the state primary, no state primary shall be held in the
municipality or county. However, no later than 15 days after
the close of filings, the municipal clerk or county auditor in
such a municipality or county must post a notice in the office,
and send a copy of the notice to the secretary of state, stating
that no primary will be held in the municipality or county
because there are no partisan or nonpartisan offices for which
nominees must be selected in the municipality or county.
new text end