TO THE

State Election Laws

             OF KENTUCKY.

               HOUSE BILL, NO. 19.

  Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Common-
wealth of Kentucky:
  Section 1. The County Clerk of each county shall cause to
be printed on the respective ballots the names of the candi-
dates nominated by the convention or primary election of any
party that cast 2 per cent. of the total vote of the State at the
last preceding general election, as certified to the said clerk
by the presiding officer and secretary of said convention, or
inthe case of a primary election by the secretary and chairman
of any district committee; and also the names of any candi-
dates for any office, when petitioned so to do by electors qual-
ified to vote for such candidates, as follows: lFor a State of-
ficer, or any officer for whom all the electors of the State are
entitled to vote, one thousand petitioners; for a Representa-
tive in Congress from any congressional district, or any other
district except as herein provided, four hundred petitioners;
for a county officer or member of the General Assembly, one
hundred petitioners; for an officer of a precinct, or any other
ward, or other division less than a county, twenty petitioners.
The signatures of such petition need not be appended to one