LD 1335 LR 576(01)
An Act To Amend the Election Laws
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Luchini of Ellsworth
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund ($85,592) ($5,000) ($80,592) ($1,000)
General Fund ($78,092) $0 ($78,092) $0
General Fund $7,500 $5,000 $2,500 $1,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This legislation would eliminate nomination by primary election in cases where the party nomination is uncontested.  The Department of Secretary of State would require a General Fund deappropriation of $78,092 in fiscal year 2015-16 for reduced ballot costs.  The bill also assesses a $50 per day fine on municipal clerks for each day election results are delivered late.