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File #: Int 2326-2021    Version: * Name: Repeal of section 1057-g of such charter relating to voting, and other incidental technical amendments.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 5/27/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the repeal of section 1057-g of such charter relating to voting, and other incidental technical amendments
Sponsors: I. Daneek Miller, Adrienne E. Adams, Laurie A. Cumbo, Kalman Yeger , Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would repeal provisions of the Charter establishing ranked choice voting in primary and special elections for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough President and City Council that occur on or after January 1, 2021.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2326, 2. Int. No. 2326, 3. May 27, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-27-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 27, 2021

Int. No. 2326

 

By Council Members Miller, Adams, Cumbo, Yeger and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the repeal of section 1057-g of such charter relating to voting, and other incidental technical amendments

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 10 of subdivision c of section 10 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 215 for the year 2019, is amended to read as follows:

10. If an election is held pursuant to this subdivision for which nominations were made by independent nominating petitions, [and if such election has not utilized ranked choice voting as provided in section 1057-g,] and if at such election, no candidate receives forty percent or more of the vote, the two candidates receiving the most votes shall advance to a runoff election which shall be held on the second Tuesday next succeeding the date on which such election was held.

§ 2. Section 1057-g of the New York city charter is REPEALED.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately after it is submitted for the approval of the qualified electors of the city at the next general election held after its enactment and is approved by a majority of such electors voting thereon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MHL

LS #16840

05/20/21