|Date Requested:February 15, 2013
Time Requested:11:45 AM
| FUND(S) |
Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:A New Program
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
| The bill would require a special eledction anytime "None of the Above" receives the highest numbers of votes for a statewide office. Since there are no scheduled statewide election until 2016 there would be no affect on cost until 2016.
If a special election is required in 2016 the cost is estimated at $3,410,821.
|Effect of Proposal||Fiscal Year|
|1. Estmated Total Cost||0||0||3,410,821|
|Repairs and Alterations||0||0||0|
|2. Estimated Total Revenues||0||0||0|
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
Estimates ase based on the actual expenditures for the Governor's special election in 2011. A summary of the expenditures are listed below.
Advertising & Promotional 55,051
Counties & Municipalites 6,002,093
Office Expense 304
Personal Services 24,442
Post and Frieght 133
Printing and Binding 427,861
Routine Maint Contracts 12,375
Cost per election (6,821,642/2) = $3,410,821
Total is divided by two because the total includes the primary and general election.
|If "None of these above" never wins an election for statewide office then there will be no additional cost to the state.|