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SB 243 - Majority Vote Requirement for General Elections - Key Vote

Montana Key Votes

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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.

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

Title: Majority Vote Requirement for General Elections

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that would require a candidate to garner a majority (rather than a plurality) of votes in order to be elected in a general election.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Majority Vote Requirement for General Elections

Sponsors

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