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HB 553 Elections for certain offices; ranked choice voting.

Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Elections for certain offices; ranked choice voting. Provides that members of the United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, and General Assembly and the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General shall be elected by ranked choice voting, which the bill describes as the method of casting and tabulating votes in which (i) voters rank candidates in order of preference, (ii) tabulation proceeds in sequential rounds in which last-place candidates are defeated, and (iii) the candidate with the most votes in the final round is elected.


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