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Section 17-13-6

Only qualified candidates to be listed on ballots.

The name of no candidate shall be printed upon any official ballot used at any primary election unless such person is legally qualified to hold the office for which he or she is a candidate and unless he or she is eligible to vote in the primary election in which he or she seeks to be a candidate and possesses the political qualifications prescribed by the governing body of his or her political party.

(Acts 1975, No. 1196, p. 2349, §11; §17-16-12; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §59.)
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