Proposed Legislation

Current Legislation
Bills that have been introduced in the current Legislature.
Relative to nomination papers (proportioned to population) (Sponsors: Rep. Max Abramson, Richard Marple, Pamela Tucker, Don Leeman, James Spillane & Eric Eastman)
note: bill was deemed Inexpedient to Legislate by the Elections Law Committee

Previous Proposals
Bills that have been previously introduced on our behalf.
2014:Ballot Access Fairness Act (Sponsors: Rep. Steven Smith, Michael Sylvia & Tim O’Flaherty)

2015:Relative to nomination papers (proportioned to population) (Sponsors: Rep. Max Abramson, Richard Marple, Pamela Tucker, Don Leeman, James Spillane & Eric Eastman)

Current Draft Proposals
These are bills that have been written, and are currently not introduced. We are seeking sponsors for these bills.
Relative to form of the general election ballot
Relative to repealing prohibition on voters right to sign petitions
Relative to filing for State Representative
Relative to creating “Major party” and “Minor party”
Relative to allowing for voter registration as a method of obtaining party status
Relative to party status (allowing for convention)
Relative to number of petitions (proportioned to 3,000 statewide)
Relative to number of petitions (proportioned to 1,000 statewide)