5 U.S.C. § 1503 Nonpartisan Candidacies Permitted

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Citation5 U.S.C. § 1503

Section 1502(a)(3) of this title does not prohibit any State or local officer or employee from being a candidate in any election if none of the candidates is to be nominated or elected at such election as representing a party any of whose candidates for Presidential elector received votes in the last preceding election at which Presidential electors were selected.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Derivation</TD> <TD>U.S. Code</TD> <TD>Revised Statutes and <para>Statutes at Large</para> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD/> <TD> <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>118n</codesec></codecitation> (as applicable to <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>118k<subdiv>(a)</subdiv></codesec></codecitation> ).</TD> <TD>July 19, 1940, ch. 640, §4 "Sec. 18 (as applicable to §12 of the Act of Aug. 2, 1939; added July 19, 1940, ch. 640, §4, 54 Stat. 767)", 54 Stat. 772.</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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