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LD 1083 - Increases the Use of Ranked Choice Voting - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman voted Yea (Ought to Pass as Amended Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - "Ought to Pass as Amended" Report Adopted (House) (86-59) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases the Use of Ranked Choice Voting

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes ranked choice voting for Presidential Primaries and General Elections.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that only voters that are enrolled in a political party in the state of Maine may vote in the party’s presidential primary election (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the following content information must be documented on the presidential primary election ballot, including, but not limited to (Sec. 6):

    • Instructions printed in bold at the top informing the voter how to designate the voter’s choice;

    • The name and place of residence for each candidate running; and

    • A heading on the ballot declaring the title and type of election, the name of the party, and the voting district.

  • Requires that the tabulation of ballots cast in the presidential primary election for each party must proceed according to the ranked-choice method of tabulating votes (Sec. 7).

Legislation - "Ought to Pass as Amended" Report Adopted (Senate) (20-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases the Use of Ranked Choice Voting

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes ranked choice voting for Presidential Primaries and General Elections.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that only voters that are enrolled in a political party in the state of Maine may vote in the party’s presidential primary election (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the following content information must be documented on the presidential primary election ballot, including, but not limited to (Sec. 6):

    • Instructions printed in bold at the top informing the voter how to designate the voter’s choice;

    • The name and place of residence for each candidate running; and

    • A heading on the ballot declaring the title and type of election, the name of the party, and the voting district.

  • Requires that the tabulation of ballots cast in the presidential primary election for each party must proceed according to the ranked-choice method of tabulating votes (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases the Use of Ranked Choice Voting

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