Major political party definition

Major political party means either of the two registered political parties that
Major political party also means a political party that maintains a party organization in the state, political subdivision, or precinct in question and that has presented at least 45 candidates for election to the office of state representative, 23 candidates for election to the office of state senator, four candidates for election to the office of representative in Congress, and one candidate for election to each of the following offices: governor, and lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, and state auditor, at the last preceding state general election for those offices.
Major political party means either of the two registered political parties that have the greatest number of members elected to the two houses of the Legislature.

Examples of Major political party in a sentence

  • WSR 03-08-050, § 390-17-110, filed 3/28/03, effective 4/28/03.] WAC 390-17-200 Major political party organiza- tions.

  • Major political party candidates are nominated for offices to be filled at the general election.

  • RCW 29A.04.086 and 2004 c 271 s 103 are each amended to5 read as follows:6 "Major political party" means a political party ((of which at least7 one)) whose nominees for president((,)) and vice president((, United8 States senator, or a statewide office)) received at least five percent9 of the total vote cast at the last ((preceding state general election10 in an even-numbered year)) presidential election.

  • Major political party" means any political party organized under the laws of this state whose candidate for governor or nominees for presidential electors received not less than twenty per cent of the total vote cast for such office at the most recent regular state election.

  • Major political party candidates for congressional, state constitutional, and legislative office who are not endorsed must apply for a place on the state party nominating ballot by party notification as a qualified candidate under section 204B.051, subdivision 4, and by filing an affidavit of candidacy as provided in section 204B.06; or by filing an affidavit of candidacy and a petition under section 204B.051, subdivisions 6 and 7.


More Definitions of Major political party

Major political party also means a political party that maintains a party organization in the state, political subdivision, or precinct in question and whose members present to the secretary of state at any time before the close of filing for the state partisan primary ballot a petition for a place on the state partisan primary ballot, which petition contains valid signatures of a number of the party members equal to at least five percent of the total number of individuals who voted in the preceding
Major political party means any political party organized under the laws of this state whose candidate for governor or nominees for presidential electors received not less than twenty per cent of the total vote cast for such office at the most recent regular state election.
Major political party means any political party that at the last preceding gubernatorial election was represented on the official ballot either by political party candidates or by individual nominees and whose candidate at the last preceding gubernatorial election received at least ten percent of the total gubernatorial votes cast.
Major political party means the political party whose candidates received the highest or second highest number of votes at the last general election;
Major political party means a political party that has qualified as a major political party
Major political party means a political party of which at least
Major political party means one of the two political parties whose candidate for governor at the last preceding gubernatorial election received the first and second greatest number of votes.