To require all candidates for election for the office of Member of the House of Representatives to run in a single open primary regardless of political party preference, to limit the ensuing general election for such office to the two candidates receiving the greatest number of votes in such single open primary, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2014
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Delaney Authors Washington Post Op-Ed on Election Reform”
— Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 3, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 4, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2655 (114th).
Jun 21, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2981 (115th).
H.R. 5334 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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