Elections & Rules Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 25, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Jacob Frey (Chair), Cam Gordon, Barbara Johnson, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Lisa Bender, John Quincy, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano
Members Absent: Council Members Kevin Reich, Elizabeth Glidden, Alondra Cano
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9)
City Clerk’s Office
1. 2014 Special Election - Appointment of Election Judges & Absentee Ballot Board:
Approve list of election judges to conduct the Hennepin County Special Election to fill the County Commissioner District 3 vacancy within the City of Minneapolis, and authorize the Assistant City Clerk/Director of Elections & Voter Services to appoint additional election judges if required to assure sufficient staffing for all polling places.
Action Taken: Approved.
City Clerk’s Office
2. 2013 Election Recap:
a) Receive and file staff report on the 2013 Municipal Election;
b) Direct staff to prepare ordinance amendments to:
- Clarify the definition of “tabulation center”; and
-- Amend the process of mathematical elimination to account for greater availability of vote data and the use of automated ballot tabulators.
Action Taken: Received and filed report; Approved staff directions.
3. Election Rule Changes:
Receive and file update.
Action Taken: Received and filed.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: March 28, 2014
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Last updated Mar 25, 2014