Chapter 3


An Act relating to elections; concerning the presidential primary election; amending K.S.A. 25-4501 and repealing the existing section.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

Section 1. K.S.A. 25-4501 is hereby amended to read as follows: 25- 4501. On the first Tuesday in April of 1992 the year 2000, and every fourth year thereafter, there shall be held a presidential preference pri- mary election.

New Sec. 2. All fees received by the secretary of state from candi- dates filing declarations of intent to become candidates for nomination at a presidential preference primary to be held in the year 1996, in ac- cordance with K.S.A. 25-4502, shall be refunded and returned to the candidates from whom such fees were received.

New Sec. 3. Delegates and alternates to a national party convention held during 1996 shall be selected by a party by its district or state com- mittee, or both, at its district or state convention, or both, or as otherwise provided by party rules adopted by the state committees of the political parties.

Sec. 4. K.S.A. 25-4501 is hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the Kansas register.

Approved February 12, 1996.

Published in the Kansas Register: February 15, 1996.