2009 Iowa Code
Title 2 - Elections and Official Duties
Subtitle 1 - Elections
CHAPTER 44 - NOMINATIONS BY NONPARTY POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS
44.1 - POLITICAL NONPARTY ORGANIZATIONS.



        44.1  POLITICAL NONPARTY ORGANIZATIONS.
         Any convention or caucus of eligible electors representing a
      political organization which is not a political party as defined by
      law, may, for the state, or for any division or municipality thereof,
      or for any county, or for any subdivision thereof, for which such
      convention or caucus is held, make one nomination of a candidate for
      each office to be filled therein at the general election.  However,
      in order to qualify for any nomination made for a statewide elective
      office by such a political organization there shall be in attendance
      at the convention or caucus where the nomination is made a minimum of
      two hundred fifty eligible electors including at least one eligible
      elector from each of twenty-five counties.  In order to qualify for
      any nomination to the office of United States representative there
      shall be in attendance at the convention or caucus where the
      nomination is made a minimum of fifty eligible electors who are
      residents of the congressional district including at least one
      eligible elector from each of at least one-half of the counties of
      the congressional district.  In order to qualify for any nomination
      to an office to be filled by the voters of a county or of a city
      there shall be in attendance at the convention or caucus where the
      nomination is made a minimum of ten eligible electors who are
      residents of the county or city, as the case may be, including at
      least one eligible elector from at least one-half of the voting
      precincts in that county or city.  In order to qualify for any
      nomination made for the general assembly there shall be in attendance
      at the convention or caucus where the nomination is made a minimum of
      ten eligible electors who are residents of the representative
      district or twenty eligible electors who are residents of the
      senatorial district, as the case may be, with at least one eligible
      elector from one-half of the voting precincts in the district in each
      case.  The names of all delegates in attendance at such convention or
      caucus and such fact shall be certified to the state commissioner
      together with the other certification requirements of this chapter.
      
         Section History: Early Form
         [C97, § 1098; C24, § 649; C27, 31, 35, § 655-a1; C39, §
      655.01; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 44.1]
         Referred to in § 44.2
         Political party defined, § 43.2

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