• Maine's ranked choice ballot amendment lacks necessary votes
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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/maines-ranked-choice-ballot-amendment-lacks-necessary-votes/ The Democratic-led House voted 85-54 on the amendment Tuesday. Constitutional amendments need two-thirds votes in both chambers along with voter approval.
legislature votes against system that might put them out of a job.
A clear majority of the lawmakers did actually vote in favour of the bill. Blame Maine for having an unnecessarily strong constitution. Not even Australian constitutional changes require a 2/3rds majority in parliament.
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