Fifty-sixth Legislature

Second Regular Session


HB 2703: supervisors; legislative vacancy; appointment

Sponsor: Representative Kolodin, LD 3

Committee on Municipal Oversight & Elections


Adds a fourteen calendar day timeframe during which the Board of Supervisors must appoint a person to fill a vacant legislative district after receiving the names of three nominees from the precinct committeemen.


If a vacancy occurs in the Legislature, the Secretary of State is required to notify the state party chairman of the appropriate political party. The political party chairman must provide written notice of the meeting to fill the vacancy within three business days to all precinct committeemen who reside in the appropriate county and Legislative District. The precinct committeemen must nominate three qualified electors who meet the minimum requirements to serve in the legislature within twenty-one days after notification by the Secretary of State or within five days if the Legislature is in regular session. The Board of Supervisors in the appropriate county must appoint one of the three nominee's submitted (A.R.S. § 41-1202).


1.   ☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteDirects the Board of Supervisors to appoint one of the three nominees submitted by precinct committeemen to fill a vacant Legislative District within fourteen calendar days of receiving the names. (Sec. 1)

2.   Makes a technical change. (Sec. 1)



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