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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2897 190th (Current)

An Act providing a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections

By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2897) of Mike Connolly and others relative to ranking candidates for office in order of preference in local elections. Election Laws.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Mike Connolly
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Election Laws

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a ranked choice voting local option, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 3 actions for Bill H.2897
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 House Referred to the committee on Election Laws
1/23/2017 Senate Senate concurred
10/4/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/12/2017 from 02:00 PM-05:00 PM in B-1

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