(1) Except as provided in subsection (3), a political party and its regularly nominated
candidates, members, and officers have the sole and exclusive right to the use of
the party name. A candidate for office may not use any word of the name of any other political party
or organization other than that by which the candidate is nominated in a manner that
indicates or implies the individual is a candidate of the nonnominating party.
(2) An independent or nonpartisan candidate, except as provided in subsection (3),
may not use any word of the name of any existing political party or organization in
the candidacy in a manner that indicates or implies that the individual is a candidate
of that party or organization.
(3) A candidate for an elective office under an elected county official government
provided for in 7-3-111 who is running in an election conducted after electors have approved a change pursuant
to 7-3-103(4) in the type of election held from partisan to nonpartisan may use a
party name or symbol in the candidate's campaign material.
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