senate Bill S6496

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the board of elections in the city of New York to release certain data relating to ranked choice elections

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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May 03, 2021 referred to elections

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6172
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §1057-g, NYC Chart

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the board of elections in the city of New York to release data on how voters ranked all candidates in a ranked choice election, even if a single candidate received a majority of highest rank votes and the tabulation process was not triggered.

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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