2013 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 17 - Elections
Chapter 17-12 - Party Committees and Conventions
Section 17-12-13 - State conventions.


RI Gen L § 17-12-13 (2013) What's This?

§ 17-12-13 State conventions. – There shall be held not later than October 14 of every even year a state convention for each political party. The nominees of a party for senator and for representatives in congress, for the five (5) general offices, and for membership in the general assembly shall be delegates to the state convention of that party. In presidential election years, these conventions shall select the party nominees for presidential electors and their names shall be placed on the ballot for the forthcoming election. The state convention shall be for the purpose of adopting a platform for its party and for the transaction of any other business that may properly come before the convention.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, § 33; P.L. 1948, ch. 2100, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-12-14; G.L. 1956, § 17-12-13; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 277, § 7; P.L. 1996, ch. 298, § 7.)

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