|Senate Counsel & Research||State of Minnesota|
|S.F. No. 858 - Nonpartisan Legislative Elections|
|Author:||Senator Steve Dille|
|Prepared by:||Peter S. Wattson, Senate Counsel (651/296-3812)|
|Date:||February 28, 2005|
Section 1 eliminates the party accounts in the state elections campaign fund and gives the income tax checkoff money for a political party that would otherwise have gone to legislative candidates to the party's state committee.
Section 2 strikes legislative candidates from the partisan primary ballot.
Section 3 adds legislative candidates to the nonpartisan primary ballot.
Section 4 strikes a reference to the order in which legislative candidates appear on the partisan ballot.
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