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 Bill Status of SB1456  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy and Rachel Ventura

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Presidential Primary Ranked Choice Voting Act. Provides that any State-administered primary election for the President of the United States shall be conducted using ranked choice voting. Sets forth provisions concerning form of ballot, tabulation, inactive ballots and undervotes, and ties for ranked choice voting. Provides that at least 150 days before the date of the presidential primary election, the State committee of each political party that intends to use the State-administered presidential primary in its nomination process shall inform the State Board of Elections in writing of its intention. Provides that the State committee's written notice shall indicate whether the party prefers tabulation to occur on a winner-take-all basis or on a proportional basis. Provides that if a party's notice fails to specify how to tabulate ballots, the State-administered presidential primary election for that party shall be tabulated on a statewide winner-take-all basis. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall adopt rules or guidance to facilitate the release of unofficial preliminary round-by-round results and unofficial preliminary cast vote records as soon as feasible after the polls close and at regular intervals thereafter until the counting of ballots is complete. Sets forth information that the State Board of Elections shall make public. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall have the authority to adopt any rules necessary to implement the provisions. Defines terms.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/7/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2023SenateTo Subcommittee on Elections
  3/10/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 24, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 31, 2023
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/18/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura

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