Bill Text: NY S06496 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-05-03 - REFERRED TO ELECTIONS [S06496 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S06496-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          6496

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                       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:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision f of section 1057-g of the New York city  char-
     2  ter is amended by adding a new paragraph 3 to read as follows:
     3    3.  When  making  the statement of results of a ranked choice election
     4  pursuant to section 9-126 or 9-210 of the election  law,  the  board  of
     5  elections  in  the  city  of  New  York shall release data on how voters
     6  ranked all candidates, even if a single candidate received a majority of
     7  highest rank votes and the tabulation process as described in  paragraph
     8  two of subdivision e of this section was not triggered.
     9    § 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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