Jeff Kessler on Government Reform
Straight party ticket voting ok
Sen. Kessler voted NO on a bill to disallow voting a straight party ticket by one mark on a general election ballot:
West Virginia legislative summary for S.B.249:
An electronic voting system may not be approved by the State Election
Commission or any county commission unless it meets the following requirements:Legislative outcome: Passed Senate 25-8-1 on Feb. 3; passed House 87-13-0 on March 10; Signed by Gov. Tomblin March 25.
Source: West Virginia legislative voting records for SB 249
, Feb 3, 2015
- It secures or ensures the voter absolute secrecy in the act of voting.
- It permits each voter to vote at any election for all persons, including permitting each voter
to write in the names of persons for whom he or she desires to vote whose names do not appear upon the ballots.
- It permits each voter to change his or her vote up to the time when his or her ballot is deposited in the ballot box.
Direct-recording electronic voting machines must generate a paper copy of each voter's vote.
Limit campaign contributions from PACs and corporations
Q: Do you support the current limit of terms for West Virginia governors?
Q: Do you support limiting the number of terms for West Virginia state senators and delegates?
Q: Do you support limiting the following types of contributions to state legislative candidates... Individual?
Q: Political Parties?
Q: Do you support requiring full and timely disclosure of campaign finance information?
Q: Do you support imposing spending limits on state-level political campaigns?
Source: W.V. Congressional 2008 Political Courage Test
, Nov 1, 2008
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