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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 4. AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY [7500 - 7695]

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

CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7650 - 7695]

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

ARTICLE 2. Election [7670 - 7675]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

7670.
  

At every presidential primary election, a county central committee may be elected in each county.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 15. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7671.
  

The Secretary of State, no later than 125 days before the presidential primary, shall compute the number of members of central committees to be elected in each county, and shall mail a certificate reporting that information to the elections official of each county and to the Chairperson of the American Independent Party State Central Committee.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 16. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7672.
  

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. 8. Effective January 1, 2004.)

7673.
  

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 supervisor district does not exceed the number of candidates to be elected from that Assembly or supervisor 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 supervisor district. In lieu thereof, the board of supervisors shall declare elected the candidates who have been nominated.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 17. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

7674.
  

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.)

7675.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county central committee may select its members at any time by holding a caucus or convention in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by the county central committee and the state central committee, or by using any other method of selection approved by the state central committee.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 507, Sec. 18. (SB 1272) Effective January 1, 2013.)

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