HB 289 - Presidential Primary Date Change - Pennsylvania Key Vote


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Title: Presidential Primary Date Change

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that changes the date of the presidential primary from the fourth Tuesday in April to the second Tuesday in February.


- Requires the Department of State to reimburse county boards of election for the costs of administering general primary elections (sec. 1). - Retains the general primary in non-presidential election years on the third Tuesday in May (sec. 2). - Declares that the general primary for the purpose of implementing the “Taxpayer Relief Act” will be held on the third Tuesday in May (sec. 2).