Article 1 General Provisions.
"Primary election" defined.
Applicability of chapter; applicability of general election laws to primary elections.
Time and place for holding primary elections.
Payment of compensation of officers and other expenses of elections.
Filing of declaration of candidacy; certification of names of candidates; preparation of ballots; unopposed candidates.
Only qualified candidates to be listed on ballots.
Persons entitled to vote; voter to certify political party preference by signing poll list.
Persons entitled to vote in primary runoff elections
Ballots, stationery, and supplies; pledge printed on ballot; spoiling of ballot.
Instant runoff primary elections in certain situations.
Duty of judge of probate to furnish and deliver election supplies.
Ballots to be secret and inviolate.
Watchers at polls.
Counting of votes; results to be posted for public inspection.
Counting of ballots; materials to be sealed; delivery and retention of materials; posting of certificate of result.
When voted ballots container and records of election container may be opened.
Public proclamation of results of election; distribution of certificates of results.
Canvass, tabulation, and declaration of results.
Candidate with majority of votes declared nominee of party; second primary election; certification of results.
Procedure when one candidate declines to enter second primary.
Determination of majority of votes cast.
Certification of nominees to judge of probate.
Filling of vacancies in nominations.
Voting more than once.
Changing or altering returns of primary elections.
Additional duties of sheriff, chief of police, etc.
Article 2 Political Parties.
"Political party" defined.
Determination of total vote of political party.
Political parties may elect whether to participate in primary elections.
Selection of delegates to national conventions by political parties.
Party committees for state and political subdivisions.
Provision for election of members of state executive committees.
Notice by governing body of political party of desire to enter primary.
Assessments and other qualifications for candidates for nomination.
Selection and appointment of officers to conduct elections.
State and other conventions.
Party meetings to nominate candidates, select delegates, party officers, etc.
Applicability of Sections 17-13-50 and 17-17-50.
Certificate of nomination by convention, mass meeting, etc.
Article 3 Contests of Primary Elections.
Time for contesting generally; hearing.
Effect of contest on declared nomination.
Certification of candidate in case of contest.
Summoning witnesses and production of documents.
Witnesses - Testifying as to vote.
Witnesses - Oaths; summoning witnesses; expenses.
Registration lists to be furnished upon request.
Statement by elector contesting election.
Contestant to notify contestee of votes sought to be proved illegal.
Contest of nomination to county office - Time and manner of commencement.
Contest of nomination to county office - Duty of chair of county executive committee in case of contest.
Contest of nomination to county office - Appeals from decisions of county executive committee.
Manner of commencing contest of nomination to office other than county office.
Filing statements of contests; depositions; costs; service of process; contempt.
Meeting of state executive committee.
Declaration of result of contest.
New primary in case contest cannot be decided.
Power of state committee to provide rules of party procedure.
Commissioners to take testimony.
Article 4 Presidential Preference Primary Elections.
When held; reimbursement of county.
Applicability of Section 17-9-3 and this chapter.
Notice to candidate of qualification; withdrawal by candidate.
Political party to file resolution with Secretary of State.