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  115.365.  Nominating committee designated as to certain offices. — 1.  The nominating committee authorized to select a candidate for nomination or election to office pursuant to section 115.363 shall be one of the following:

  (1)  To select a candidate for county office, the nominating committee shall be the county committee of the party;

  (2)  To select a candidate for state representative, the nominating committee shall be the legislative district committee of the party;

  (3)  To select a candidate for state senator, the nominating committee shall be the senatorial district committee of the party;

  (4)  To select a candidate for circuit court judge not subject to the provisions of Article V, Section 25 of the State Constitution, the nominating committee shall be the judicial district committee of the party;

  (5)  To select a candidate for representative in Congress, the nominating committee shall be the congressional district committee of the party;

  (6)  To select a candidate for statewide office, the nominating committee shall be the state committee of the party.

  2.  After any decennial redistricting, the nominating committee shall be composed from the new districts, and the new district lines shall be used in the selection of a candidate; provided, however, that members of nominating committees for candidates for special elections to fill vacancies conducted pursuant to section 21.130 shall be from the old districts.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 10.126, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634, A.L. 1982 S.B. 526, A.L. 1983 S.B. 234, A.L. 2002 S.B. 675)

(1993) Where special election to fill vacancy in state senate was to be held after redistricting, section requires that nominating committee be composed on basis of new district lines.  State ex rel.  Holland v. Moran, 865 S.W.2d 827 (Mo. App.).


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