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§ 2753. General Primary; Candidates to Be Nominated and Party Officers to Be Elected

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Title 25 P.S. Elections & Electoral Districts (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article VI. Dates of Elections and Primaries and Special Elections
(a) November Elections and Preceding Primaries (Refs & Annos)
25 P.S. § 2753
§ 2753. General Primary; Candidates to Be Nominated and Party Officers to Be Elected
(a) There shall be a General primary preceding each general election which shall be held on the third Tuesday of May in all even-numbered years, except in the year of the nomination of a President of the United States, in which year the General primary shall be held on the fourth Tuesday of April. Candidates for all offices to be filled at the ensuing general election shall be nominated at the General primary. The vote for candidates for the office of President of the United States, as provided for by this act, shall be cast at the General primary.
(b) Deleted by 1990, Oct. 12, P.L. 534, No. 131, § 1, effective in 60 days.
(b.1) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the General primary for 2000 shall be held on April 4, 2000.

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1937, June 3, P.L. 1333, art. VI, § 603. Amended 1952, Jan. 14, P.L. (1951) 1937, § 1; 1971, Dec. 22, P.L. 613, No. 165, § 1; 1983, Nov. 3, P.L. 208, No. 59, § 1, effective Jan. 1, 1984; 1990, Oct. 12, P.L. 534, No. 131, § 1, effective in 60 days; 1999, Nov. 24, P.L. 543, No. 51, § 2, imd. effective.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Act 1999-51 legislation
Act 1999-51 in subsec. (b.1), substituted “2000” for “1999” and substituted “April 4, 2000” for “May 10, 1994”.
25 P.S. § 2753, PA ST 25 P.S. § 2753
Current through 2018 Regular Session Act 16
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