2005 Regular Session
To: Apportionment and Elections
By: Representative Robinson (84th), Horne
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT CANDIDATES FROM SEEKING ELECTION SIMULTANEOUSLY FOR MORE THAN ONE OFFICE ON AN ELECTION DAY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. No candidate may seek election for two (2) or more offices simultaneously. This section shall apply to any
general, special, primary or runoff election that is held in the state.
SECTION 2. The Attorney General of the State of Mississippi shall submit this act, immediately upon approval by the Governor, or upon approval by the Legislature subsequent to a veto, to the Attorney General of the United States or to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in accordance with the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the date it is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.