5273-S AMS ZEIG S1131.1
SSB 5273 - S AMD 6
By Senator Zeiger
OUT OF ORDER 01/30/2019
On page 2, line 31, after "party" insert "or the list of candidates used by voters who choose not to declare a party affiliation"
On page 3, line 17, after "candidate.))" insert "Additionally, each ballot must contain a list of all candidates who have qualified for a place on the ballot under section 2 of this act for use by voters who choose not to declare a party affiliation. This list must be in alphabetical order regardless of party, but the political party affiliation of each candidate must be clearly indicated."
On page 4, line 1, after "(3)" insert "In addition to the party declaration provided by each party, voters must be allowed to declare their intention not to affiliate with a party.
Renumber the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.
On page 4, line 5, after "party" insert ", and from the list of candidates to be used by voters that choose not to declare a party affiliation"
On page 4, after line 15, insert the following:
"(5) Voters that do not subscribe to a party declaration, and voters that declare that they do not wish to affiliate with a party, may vote for any candidate qualified under section 2 of this act using the list of all candidates to be used by undeclared voters. Votes cast by voters who declare that they do not wish to affiliate with a party and votes cast by voters who do not subscribe to a party oath must be tabulated together and reported separately from the results of votes cast by voters subscribing to a party oath."
EFFECT: Allows presidential primary voters to participate while choosing not to declare a party affiliation.
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