STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1134
RE: H.B. No. 210
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 210, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to authorize the use of the ranked choice voting for all partisan primary elections, special elections, and nonpartisan general elections held in the State after January 1, 2020.
Young Progressives Demanding Action and a few individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Honolulu County Republic Party and several individuals submitted testimony in opposition to this measure. The Office of Elections and FairVote Action provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 210, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair