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SB194 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ARRANGEMENT OF CANDIDATE NAMES ON BALLOTS.
Report Title: Elections; Ballot; Arrangement of Names
Description: Requires candidate names to be randomized on individual ballots and randomly rotated across precincts. Requires the Office of Elections to inform voters and candidates, by a method suited for the voting system, that the names of candidates may not be in alphabetical order. Requires that any new contract entered into by the Office of Elections for equipment or services relating to preparing ballots or counting votes include the capability to randomize the names of candidates appearing on the ballot if technologically possible. (SD1)
Companion:  HB438
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC, WAM
Introducer(s): K. RHOADS, S. CHANG

Sort by Date Status Text
1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/18/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2019SReferred to JDC, WAM.
2/1/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/7/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/14/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 328) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/14/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
12/1/2019DCarried over to 2020 Regular Session.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB194 SD1






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