Primary Elections

SECTION 17-15-3

§ 17-15-3. Special election primaries.

Party primary elections shall also be held for the purpose of nominating candidates for an office or offices to be elected at any special election. In the event of a special election, the state board shall fix the date or dates on which the various party primary elections shall be held; provided, that all the party primary elections shall have been held by the thirtieth (30th) day preceding the date fixed for the special election; and provided, further, that the date or dates fixed by the state board shall not be a religious holiday and shall be held on the first Tuesday next after the first Monday of any month.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, § 2; P.L. 1948, ch. 2100, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-15-3; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1967, ch. 200, § 2; P.L. 2018, ch. 182, § 6; P.L. 2018, ch. 279, § 6.)