|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 03, 2021||referred to elections|
senate Bill S6496
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6496 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6496 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6496 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the board of elections in the city of New York to release certain data relating to ranked choice elections PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to release tabulations on how voters ranked candidates in ranked choice elections regardless of outcome. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Subdivision f of section 1057-g of the New York city charter to release candidate rankings. Section 2 sets the effective date.
S6496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6496 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the board of elections in the city of New York to release certain data relating to ranked choice elections THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision f of section 1057-g of the New York city char- ter is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows: 3. WHEN MAKING THE STATEMENT OF RESULTS OF A RANKED CHOICE ELECTION PURSUANT TO SECTION 9-126 OR 9-210 OF THE ELECTION LAW, THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL RELEASE DATA ON HOW VOTERS RANKED ALL CANDIDATES, EVEN IF A SINGLE CANDIDATE RECEIVED A MAJORITY OF HIGHEST RANK VOTES AND THE TABULATION PROCESS AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH TWO OF SUBDIVISION E OF THIS SECTION WAS NOT TRIGGERED. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09907-01-1
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