DC B23-0491 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on October 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-18 - Notice of Intent to Act on B23-0491 Published in the DC Register
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced Bill 23-491 requires candidates for public office be elected using ranked choice voting, which is a method of casting and tabulating votes where the voters rank candidates according to the order of their choice and vote counting proceeds in rounds in which candidates are eliminated. In every round, each ballot is counted as one vote for the highest ranked advancing candidate. It sets a date and conditions for implementation of ranked choice voting in the District.

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Title

Ranked Choice Voting Act Of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-18CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0491 Published in the DC Register
2019-10-08CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2019-10-08CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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