LD 114 LR 189(01)
An Act To Establish Open Primaries for Certain Federal and State Offices
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Rykerson of Kittery
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $250,000 $0 $250,000 $0
General Fund $250,000 $0 $250,000 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill provides for open primary elections for certain state and federal offices.  The Department of Secretary of State would require a General Fund appropriation of $250,000 in fiscal year 2019-20 for additional ballot printing and postage costs.