Bill Sponsors: NY S01447 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Enacts the "NYC instant run-off voting act"; requires an instant run-off in any municipal election in New York City; provides that if one candidate for any municipal office receives a majority of first preferences, such candidate is elected; provides, however, if no candidate is the first choice of at least half the voters, the instant run-off re-tabulation shall be performed and then the candidate with the fewest votes is eliminated; makes related changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-14 - REFERRED TO ELECTIONS [S01447 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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