Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 04, 2020||
referred to election law
Assembly Bill A11151
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-A11151 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-A11151 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 11151 I N A S S E M B L Y December 4, 2020 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Goodell, Brabenec, Giglio) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to requiring electors to vote for the presidential and vice presidential candidates in a manner representing the plurality of votes in each congressional district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 12-106 of the election law is amended to read as follows: § 12-106. Electoral college; vote of the electors. Immediately after the organization of the electoral college, the electors shall then and there vote by ballot for president and vice president, but no elector shall vote for more than one person who is a resident of this state. TWO ELECTORAL VOTES SHALL BE GIVEN TO THE STATEWIDE WINNER AND ONE ELEC- TORAL VOTE SHALL BE GIVEN TO EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT BASED ON THE PLURALITY OF VOTES IN SUCH DISTRICT. They shall name in separate ballots the persons voted for as president and vice president. They shall make and sign six certificates of all the votes given by them, each of which certificates shall contain two distinct lists, one with the votes for president and one with the votes for vice president. There shall be annexed to each of the certificates one of the lists of electors which shall have been furnished to them by the state board of elections. They shall seal up the certificates so made and certify upon each that the lists of all the votes of this state given for president and vice presi- dent are contained therein. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all electors for all elections occurring on and after such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD17435-01-0
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