senate Bill S1009

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to determinations by county canvassing boards and publication of nominations

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

S1009 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-212 & 4-122, El l
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4139A
2009-2010: A10477

S1009 - Summary

Relates to determinations by county canvassing boards and publication of nominations.

S1009 - Sponsor Memo

S1009 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1009

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to determinations by coun-
  ty canvassing boards and publication of lists of nominations

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 9-212 of the election law,
as amended by chapter 635 of the laws of 1990, are amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  All  such  determinations  shall  be  in writing and signed by the
members of the canvassing board or a majority  of  them  and  filed  and
recorded in the office of the board of elections, THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
SHALL  CAUSE  A COPY OF SUCH DETERMINATIONS, AND OF THE STATEMENTS FILED
IN ITS OFFICE UPON WHICH SUCH DETERMINATIONS WERE BASED, TO BE CONSPICU-
OUSLY POSTED ON ITS WEBSITE. THE STATEMENT  OF  CANVASS  TO  BE  POSTED,
HOWEVER, SHALL NOT GIVE THE VOTE BY ELECTION DISTRICTS BUT SHALL CONTAIN
ONLY  THE  TOTAL  VOTE FOR A PERSON, OR THE TOTAL VOTE FOR AND THE TOTAL
VOTE AGAINST A BALLOT PROPOSAL, CAST WITHIN THE COUNTY,  OR  WITHIN  THE
PORTION THEREOF, IF ANY, IN WHICH AN OFFICE IS FILLED OR BALLOT PROPOSAL
IS  DECIDED  BY  THE  VOTERS IF THE CANVASS OF THE VOTE THEREON DEVOLVES
UPON THE COUNTY BOARD OF CANVASSERS. [Except in the city of New York and
in the  counties  of  Nassau,  Orange  and  Westchester,  the  board  of
elections  shall  cause a copy of such determinations, and of the state-
ments filed in its office upon which such determinations were based,  to
be  published  once  in  each  of  the  newspapers designated to publish
election notices and the official canvass. The statement of  canvass  to
be published, however, shall not give the vote by election districts but
shall  contain  only  the total vote for a person, or the total vote for
and the total vote against a ballot proposal, cast within the county, or
within the portion thereof, if any, in which  an  office  is  filled  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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