TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-12
Party Committees and Conventions

SECTION 17-12-11


   § 17-12-11  Endorsement by local committees. – (a)(1) Each town, ward, and city committee shall file with the appropriate local board the list of candidates in the town, ward, or city which have the endorsement of the committees.

   (2) Endorsements by town, ward, and city committees shall be signed by three (3) officers of the committee.

   (b)(1) Each district committee shall file with the board of canvassers of the city or town of residence of the senatorial or representative candidate endorsed, except that if the candidate is a resident of Providence the endorsement shall be filed with the secretary of state, the list of candidates in the district which have the endorsement of the committee.

   (2) Endorsements by district committees shall be signed by a majority of those members presently on the committee.

   (c) Endorsements shall be filed with the appropriate local board or the secretary of state, as the case may be, not later than four o'clock (4:00) p.m. of the day after the last day for filing declarations of candidacy.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, § 6; P.L. 1948, ch. 2100, § 1; P.L. 1950, ch. 2476, § 5; P.L. 1952, ch. 2923, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 17-12-12; G.L. 1956, § 17-12-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 286, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 389, § 3; P.L. 1992, ch. 248, § 1.)