Running partisan in nonpartisan races


Senators are moving forward with legislation that would open the door for candidates to designate their party running in nonpartisan elections across the state.

The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would allow candidates for nonpartisan offices - in city council and school board races, for example - to designate their party on the ballot.

The Senate advanced the bill to final action set for Thursday.

Supporters said allowing candidates to denote their party would provide more information to voters who might have trouble . . .


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