STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
February 3, 2023
Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Election Law
AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to prohibiting political
candidates from being nominated by more than one party for any public
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 6-122 of the election law, as amended by chapter
2 511 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
3 § 6-122. Designation or nomination; eligibility, restrictions. A
4 person shall not be designated or nominated for a public office or party
5 position who (1) is not a citizen of the state of New York; (2) is inel-
6 igible to be elected to such office or position; [or] (3) [who,] if
7 elected will not at the time of commencement of the term of such office
8 or position, meet the constitutional or statutory qualifications thereof
9 or, with respect to judicial office, [who] will not meet such qualifica-
10 tions within thirty days of the commencement of the term of such office;
11 or (4) has already accepted another party's nomination for such public
12 office or party position.
13 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.