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SB 187 - Limitations on Redistricting - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Limitations on Redistricting

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that would require all Montana Senate and House districts to be within a plus or minus one percent relative deviation from the ideal district population calculated using federal census data.

Highlights:
-Specifies that the relative deviation may be exceeded for a district in order to keep subdivisions intact or to comply with the federal Voting Rights Act (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL OF THE ENTIRE LEGISLATURE (CUMULATIVELY BETWEEN BOTH CHAMBERS), AND THEN MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PUBLIC BY A MAJORITY VOTE IN THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limitations on Redistricting

Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL OF THE ENTIRE LEGISLATURE (CUMULATIVELY BETWEEN BOTH CHAMBERS), AND THEN MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PUBLIC BY A MAJORITY VOTE IN THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION.

Sponsors

  • Joe Balyeat (MT - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Duane Ankney (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith Bales (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gregory D. 'Greg' Barkus (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry W. Black (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Boniek (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward B. 'Ed' Butcher (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Aubyn Curtiss (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey V. 'Jeff' Essmann (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelly N. Gebhardt (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Himmelberger (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Greg W. Hinkle (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Verdell L. Jackson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Kasten (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Krayton D. Kerns (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard L. 'Rick' Laible (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Mendenhall (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Miller (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' More (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Murphy (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse A. O'Hara (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Peterson (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lee Randall (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott M. Reichner (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald L. 'Don' Roberts (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Sales (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim G. Shockley (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cary L. Smith (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gordon J. 'Gordy' Vance (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wendy E. Warburton (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ryan K. Zinke (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
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