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DIVISION 7. POLITICAL PARTY ORGANIZATION AND CENTRAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS [7000 - 7928]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. REPUBLICAN PARTY [7250 - 7470]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7400 - 7470]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Election [7420 - 7425]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

7420.
  

(a) At every presidential primary election, a member may be elected to a county central committee to replace a member whose term is expiring.

(b) When district boundaries are redrawn and districts are renumbered in accordance with the decennial census, a member of a county central committee may run for election in a newly numbered district at the next election even though his or her current term of office has not expired. If a person is elected in the newly numbered district and takes the oath of office, the person is deemed to have resigned from his or her previous district office at that time.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 8. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7421.
  

The elections official, no later than January 31 preceding the presidential primary, shall compute the number of members of the committee allotted to each Assembly district or supervisor district, as the case may be, pursuant to this article.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 9. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7422.
  

In each county the name of each candidate for member of a committee shall appear upon the ballot only upon the filing of a nomination paper pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 8020) to Article 6 (commencing with Section 8100), inclusive, of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 8, signed on his or her behalf by the voters of the Assembly or supervisorial district in which he or she is a candidate.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 811, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7423.
  

If the elections official, on the 73rd day prior to the presidential primary election, finds that the number of candidates nominated for election to a committee from an Assembly or supervisorial district does not exceed the number of candidates to be elected from that Assembly or supervisorial district, the designation of the office and the names of the candidates shall not be printed on this party’s ballot in the Assembly or supervisorial district. In lieu thereof, the board of supervisors shall declare elected the candidates who have been nominated.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 10. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7424.
  

Whenever a candidate for election to a committee dies on or before the day of election, and a sufficient number of ballots are marked as being voted for him or her to entitle him or her to election if he or she had lived until after the election, a vacancy exists on the county central committee, which shall be filled by the committee in the same manner as other vacancies are filled.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

7425.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county central committee, in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by the committee, may determine the number, the district allocation, and the manner of election of its members at any time by holding a caucus or convention, or by using any other method approved by the committee.

(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit a county central committee to remove an ex officio member of the committee.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 11. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

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