Various election law matters.

Authors: Representative Kathy Richardson

Co-authors: Representative John Bartlett, Representative Richard Hamm, Representative Philip GiaQuinta

Sponsors: Senator Pete Miller, Senator Randall Head

Co-Sponsors: Senator Timothy Lanane

Advisors: Representative Robert Morris, Representative Martin Carbaugh, Representative John Bartlett


Makes changes in election and related statutes concerning the following: (1) Modifications of voting systems. (2) Proof of voter identification. (3) Printing the name of deceased candidates on the ballot. (4) Use of voting systems by voters with disabilities. (5) Registration of military and overseas voters. (6) Receiving ballots from military and overseas voters. (7) Use of electronic mail for candidate filing confirmations. (8) Notice provisions on declarations of candidacy and other candidate documents. (9) School board candidates. (10) Candidate statements of economic interests. (11) Certificates of nomination. (12) Recount procedures. (13) Schedules for conducting special elections. (14) Electronic poll books. (15) Vote centers. (16) When candidates for county and township assessors must meet certification requirements to hold office. Makes several technical changes.