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     12-5-1.4.   Nominating petitions of new party primary candidates. If a political party qualifies for the primary ballot under § 12-5-1, each candidate intending to participate in a primary election shall file a nominating petition pursuant to § 12-6-4. In each primary election following the qualification of a political party and prior to the next gubernatorial election, each:
             (1)      State and federal candidate for that party shall file a petition bearing signatures of at least two hundred fifty registered voters in that party; and
             (2)      Legislative and county candidate for that party shall file a petition bearing signatures of at least five registered voters in that party.

Source: SL 1984, ch 107, § 1A; SL 1993, ch 109, § 2; SL 2007, ch 74, § 3; SL 2015, ch 77, § 24 rejected Nov. 8, 2016.

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