House Committee on Elections - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee Members


  • Review and assess all issues related to the financing of campaigns, including so-called "soft-money" and other funds whose source is unclear, the influence of out-of-state political action committees, and so-called "late-train" contributions.
  • Examine the benefits of reducing the number and changing the dates of uniform elections.
  • Examine the procedures for early voting by mail, including simplification of the application, deadlines, distribution of lists, and similar matters.
  • Review Title 15, Election Code, to consider changes to make it easier to understand and follow.
  • Consider methods to make voter registration rolls more accurate and easier to use.
  • Assess the need for better accommodation of voters with visual impairments.
  • Conduct active oversight of the agency under the committee's jurisdiction.

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