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Alabama: several election-related bills died in the regular session

AP reports: Some bills that died on final day of 2005 session of Legislature would have:

-Banned the transfer of campaign contributions from one political action committee to another. ...

-Moved Alabama's presidential preference primary from June to the first Saturday after the New Hampshire primary. ...

-Required nonprofit organizations to disclose their source of funding for buying advertising to influence the vote on a referendum. ...

-Given Alabama a new official insect by replacing the monarch butterfly with the queen honey bee. -- Welcome to TimesDaily.com

The last one was just to see if you were paying attention.


Could you give us any more details into why the bill to move the presidential primary of Alabama failed to pass?