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Section 17-13-47

Assessments and other qualifications for candidates for nomination.

The governing body of a party may fix assessments upon those able to pay, or other qualifications as it may deem necessary, for persons desiring to become candidates for nomination to offices at a primary election, but such assessments shall not exceed two percent of one year's salary of the office sought and, for an unremunerative or party county office or an unremunerative or party office to be filled by a vote of a subdivision greater than one county, it shall not exceed fifty dollars ($50) or one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for an unremunerative or party office to be filled by a vote of the entire state.

(Acts 1975, No. 1196, p. 2349, §14; Acts 1981, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 81-1071, p. 318, §1; §17-16-15; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §61.)
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