CHAPTER 3. ELECTIONS.

§3-1-8. Political party defined; parties or groups that may participate in municipal primary elections.

Any affiliation of voters representing any principle or organization which, at the last preceding general election, polled for its candidate for Governor at least one per cent of the total number of votes cast for all candidates for that office in the state, shall be a political party, within the meaning and for the purpose of this chapter: Provided, That notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the governing body of any municipality may, by ordinance adopted by the affirmative vote of at least three fourths of the members of such governing body by recorded vote, provide that municipal political parties or groups within such municipality that do not meet the requirements of this section for classification as a political party may participate in the primary elections of any such municipality. Any such ordinance shall contain provisions implementing the foregoing proviso, which implementing provisions shall conform as nearly as practicable to any general provisions of law relating to municipal primary elections.

§3-1-8. Political party defined; parties or groups that may participate in municipal primary elections.

Bills Affecting §3-1-8

2021 Regular Session: HB2215
2020 Regular Session: HB2169
2020 Regular Session: HB2456
2020 Regular Session: HB4708
2020 Regular Session: SB73
2020 Regular Session: SB733
2019 Regular Session: HB2169
2019 Regular Session: HB2456
2019 Regular Session: SB437
2018 Regular Session: HB2102
2017 Regular Session: HB2102
2016 Regular Session: HB4356
2016 Regular Session: HB4477
2014 Regular Session: HB2032
2014 Regular Session: HB2565
2013 Regular Session: HB2032
2013 Regular Session: HB2565
2012 Regular Session: HB3248
2012 Regular Session: SB63
2011 Regular Session: HB3248
2011 Regular Session: SB417
2008 Regular Session: SB49
2007 Regular Session: SB633
2004 Regular Session: SB70
2003 Regular Session: SB495
2001 Regular Session: HB2928
1999 Regular Session: SB38
1998 Regular Session: SB81
1997 Regular Session: SB433
1996 Regular Session: SB454
1996 Regular Session: HB4759
1995 Regular Session: SB452