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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5950

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2518

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MACLACHLAN, 35th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF RANKED-CHOICE VOTING.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the Secretary of the State conduct a study on the merits of and best practices in implementing for elections a method of casting and tabulating votes in which voters rank candidates in order of preference, tabulation proceeds in sequential rounds in which last-place candidates are defeated and the candidate with the most votes in the final round is elected.

Statement of Purpose:

To conduct a study of ranked-choice voting.