12-5 POLITICAL PARTIES AND PARTY AFFAIRS
POLITICAL PARTIES AND PARTY AFFAIRS
Organization and dissolution of political party.
Party constitution or bylaws required--Filing with secretary of state.
Notice to county auditors of party rules affecting elections.
Nominating petitions of new party primary candidates.
Precinct officials elected at primary.
12-5-3 to 12-5-3.5.
Selection of method of allocating national convention vote.
Certification of slates for primary--Placement on ballot.
Certification of candidates or slates by state chairperson--Mandamus to compel
Primary election of national convention delegates and alternates--Grouping of
names on nominating petition--Statement of preference.
Preference of first nominating petition filed--One slate per candidate--Petitions
rejected for noncompliance--Verified notice of disapproval filed by designated
candidate removes slate from ballot.
Election of all delegates by slate receiving most votes.
Notice by candidates or supporters of intention to enter presidential primary.
State board to adopt rules.
Certification of names of national convention nominees for President and
Statement filed by candidates for precinct committee--Time of filing--Contents
(Effective until approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted to the
voters at the November 8, 2016 election).
Statement of candidate for precinct committee (Effective upon approval of
amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted to the voters at the November 8,
Unopposed candidate for precinct committee automatically elected.
12-5-5 to 12-5-7.
Furnishing to precincts of ballots for precinct committee--Form prescribed by
Votes for precinct committee restricted to nominees.
Precinct committeemen elected by plurality at primary--Term of office.
County central committee--Composition--Organization--Certification of party
Vacancies filled by county central committee--Exception.
Biennial state convention--Time and place--Notice to secretary of state.
Voting by delegates to state convention.
Nomination of state candidates not voted on at primary--Presidential electors
and national committee members.
Majority required for nomination by convention--Certification to secretary of
12-5-23, 12-5-24. Repealed.