H. R. 936
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 4, 2013
Mr. Matheson (for himself and Mr. Dent) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to eliminate straight-party voting from any voting system used for Federal elections.
This Act may be cited as the
People Before Party Act of
Elimination of straight-party voting in Federal elections
Section 301(a)(6) of the Help America Vote
Act of 2002 (42 U.S.C. 15481(a)(6)) is amended by striking the period at the
end of the sentence and inserting
, except that no State may provide a
voter with the opportunity to indicate the selection of a political party as a
representation of the selection of an individual candidate..