MD HB26 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-04 - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting system or an open primary system for elections for certain city offices; requiring that certain procedures apply to an open primary system; authorizing a local law implementing ranked choice voting or open primaries to provide for certain matters; authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to provide for the ballot format to be used in an election conducted by ranked choice voting; making the Act an emergency measure; etc.

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Baltimore City - Ranked Choice Voting and Open Primaries



2019-03-04HouseUnfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
2019-01-07HouseHearing 1/17 at 11:00 a.m.
2019-01-09HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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