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VOL. 123 | NO. 40 | Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Bill Would Move Up Qualifying Deadline for Presidential Primary

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NASHVILLE (AP) - Legislation that would move up the qualifying deadline for the presidential primary is headed now to the governor.

The measure, sponsored by House Majority Leader Gary Odom, a Nashville Democrat, unanimously passed the House on Monday. It unanimously passed the Senate earlier this month.

The measure would move the qualifying deadline from the second Thursday in December to the first Thursday in November.

Gov. Phil Bredesen could not be reached for comment about whether he will sign the bill.

Read the full text of HB3377 on the General Assembly's Web site at: http://www.legislature.state.tn.us

Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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