|SP0730|| Session - 128th Maine Legislature
Joint Order Directing the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs To Report Out a Bill To Implement Ranked-choice Voting
ORDERED, the House concurring, that the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs shall report out, to the Senate, a bill to implement ranked-choice voting. At a minimum, the bill must:
1. Provide necessary funding to the Department of the Secretary of State to conduct all primary, special and general elections in 2018;
2. Expressly authorize the Secretary of State to take physical control of the ballots and related materials as necessary to implement ranked-choice voting; and
3. Expressly authorize the State Police, at the direction of the Secretary of State, to retrieve ballots from voting jurisdictions as necessary to implement ranked-choice voting.
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