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2008 Senate Bill 3: Move candidate filing deadline to last Tuesday in April
Introduced by Sen. David L. Williams (R) on January 18, 2008 To move the candidate filing deadline from the last Tuesday in January to the last Tuesday in April and the primary election to the first Tuesday after the third Monday in August. The bill also eliminates the gubernatorial runoff primary.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate State and Local Government Committee on January 22, 2008
Reported in the Senate on January 30, 2008 Reported favorably, to Rules.
Substitute offered in the Senate on January 30, 2008 To retain the original provisions of the bill except to change Kentucky's presidential preference primary in presidential election years to the first Tuesday in February, also known as Super Tuesday.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 30, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. Damon Thayer (R) on January 30, 2008 To delay implementation of the bill until the next election cycle.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 30, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. Damon Thayer (R) on January 30, 2008 To delay implementation of the bill until the next election cycle.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 30, 2008
Passed 21 to 14 in the Senate on January 30, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To move the candidate filing deadline from the last Tuesday in January to the last Tuesday in April and the primary election to the first Tuesday after the third Monday in August. The bill also eliminates the gubernatorial runoff primary. The bill would change Kentucky's presidential primary day to Super Tuesday and delay implementation of the bill's provisions until the next election cycle.
Received in the House on January 31, 2008
Referred to the House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on February 4, 2008

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