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Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:443.1 - State central committee; composition and apportionment

§443.1.  State central committee; composition and apportionment

A.(1)  The membership of the state central committee of a recognized political party shall be composed of two hundred ten members.

(2)  Two members shall be elected from each of the districts from which members of the House of Representatives of the legislature are elected.

(3)  Each office for membership on the state central committee shall constitute a separate and distinct office.  For the purpose of nomination and election to office, the offices within a district shall be designated alphabetically as Office "A" and Office "B".  Office "A" shall be the designated seat for all female candidates for that district.  Office "B" shall be the designated seat for all male candidates for that district.  Each office within a district shall be arranged separately on the ballot and shall be designated as Office "A" and Office "B".  The electors of the district who are qualified to vote for members of the particular state central committee shall elect one member to the state central committee from among the candidates for each office.  The successor to any member shall hold the same office as his predecessor.

B.  The membership of the state central committee of a recognized political party with which thirty percent or less of the registered voters in the state are affiliated shall be composed and apportioned as provided in R.S. 18:443.2.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 672, §2, eff. July 22, 1982; Acts 1985, No. 49, §1; Acts 1987, No. 119, §1, eff. June 18, 1987; Acts 1992, No. 949, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, No. 300, §1, eff. June 15, 1995; Acts 2003, No. 910, §1, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2004, No. 526, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2005.

NOTE:  SEE ACTS 1987, NO. 119, §§2, 3 & 4.

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