Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 10, 2023||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S1113
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1113 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1113 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1113 SPONSOR: BORRELLO TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill requires that the New York electoral votes be allocated based on the popular vote in each congressional district, with two at large electoral representatives casting their electoral vote for the statewide winner. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 12-106 of the Election Law to state that two electoral votes for the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates shall be given to the statewide winners and one electoral vote shall be given to the winners in each congressional district.
2023-S1113 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1113 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BORRELLO -- 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 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. LBD03910-01-3
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