Truly Agreed, 2016

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CCS HCS SS SB 786, 2016    (Amended Section - as Truly Agreed)    

115.613. 1. Except as provided in subsection 4 of this section, the qualified man and woman receiving the highest number of votes from each committee district for committeeman and committeewoman of a party shall be members of the county or city committee of the party.
     2. If two or more qualified persons receive an equal number of votes for county or city committeeman or committeewoman of a party and a higher number of votes than any other qualified person from the party, a vacancy shall exist on the county or city committee which shall be filled by a majority of the committee in the manner provided in section 115.617.
     3. If no qualified person is elected county or city committeeman or committeewoman from a committee district for a party, a vacancy shall exist on the county or city committee which shall be filled by a majority of the committee in the manner provided in section 115.617.
     4. The provisions of this subsection shall apply only in any county or city where no filing fee is required for filing a declaration of candidacy for committeeman or committeewoman in a committee district. If only one qualified candidate has filed a declaration of candidacy for committeeman or committeewoman in a committee district for a party prior to the deadline established [by law] in this chapter, no election shall be held for committeeman or committeewoman in the committee district for that party and the election authority shall certify the qualified candidate in the same manner and at the same time as candidates elected pursuant to subsection 1 of this section are certified. If no qualified candidate files for committeeman or committeewoman in a committee district for a party, no election shall be held and a vacancy shall exist on the county or city committee which shall be filled by a majority of the committee in the manner provided in section 115.617.


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