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 Bill Status of SB2267  101st General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-RANKED CHOICE VOTING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Scott M. Bennett, Heather A. Steans, Robert Peters, Ann Gillespie, Celina Villanueva, Laura Fine, Suzy Glowiak Hilton and Sara Feigenholtz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1-3from Ch. 46, par. 1-3
10 ILCS 5/16-3from Ch. 46, par. 16-3
10 ILCS 5/16-4.2 new
10 ILCS 5/17-11from Ch. 46, par. 17-11
10 ILCS 5/17-18from Ch. 46, par. 17-18
10 ILCS 5/17-18.2 new
10 ILCS 5/18-5from Ch. 46, par. 18-5
10 ILCS 5/18-9from Ch. 46, par. 18-9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that members of the General Assembly and the offices Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer shall be elected by ranked-choice voting. Provides for ranked-choice ballots to be produced. Provides that voters may rank their choice for candidates for those offices and provides for interpretations of certain ballot marks. Provides that tallying ranked-choice votes proceeds in rounds. Provides that in each round, the number of votes for each continuing candidate must be counted, that each continuing ballot counts as one vote for its highest-ranked continuing candidate for that round, and that exhausted ballots are not counted for any continuing candidate. Provides that if only 2 candidates remain, the candidate with the higher vote total wins, and that if more than 2 candidates remain, the last-place candidate is eliminated and another round of tallying is to commence. Provides that rounds continue until a winner is found. Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/28/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  10/28/2019SenateFirst Reading
  10/28/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  11/8/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  11/21/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  12/3/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  1/22/2020SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  2/5/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/14/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  2/19/2020SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
  2/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/18/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 2, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 30, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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