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HF 124

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 1st Special Session (2019 - 2020) Posted on 06/17/2020 12:26pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election
results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginRELEASE OF PARTIAL 2020 STATE PRIMARY AND STATE
GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 204C.19, subdivision 3, the secretary of
state and local elections officials may disclose a precinct's initial count results following
the 2020 state primary election and the 2020 state general election, even if all of the precinct's
absentee ballots have not yet been processed. If count results are released under this section,
the release must clearly indicate that the county's results reflect a partial count. This section
does not permit count results from any precinct to be released before the time when voting
at those elections is scheduled to end.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment and
expires when the statewide canvass of the 2020 state general election is certified.
new text end