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25-3901.Definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in article 25 of chapter 25 of Kansas Statutes Annotated shall have the meaning therein ascribed thereto, to the extent that the same are not in conflict with the following:

(a) "District office" means the office of district judge, district magistrate judge, county commissioner, state representative, state senator, district attorney or county attorney.

(b) "Party" means a political party having a state and national organization and of which the officer or candidate whose position has become vacant was a member.

(c) "Party candidacy" means a candidate of a political party for a party nomination at a primary election or the party candidate at a general election.

(d) "General election" means the election held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.

(e) "Primary election" means the election held on the first Tuesday in August in even-numbered years.

(f) "County chairman" or "county chairperson" means the chairperson of the county central committee, provided to be elected under K.S.A. 25-3802, and amendments thereto, of the political party of which the officer or candidate whose position has become vacant was a member.

History: L. 1972, ch. 131, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 216, § 1; L. 1976, ch. 181, § 14; L. 1981, ch. 115, § 3; L. 1986, ch. 115, § 79; Jan. 12, 1987.



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