Elections & Rules Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
July 22, 2015 - 11:00 a.m.
(or immediately following Committee of the Whole)
Room 317, City Hall

Members: Council Members Jacob Frey (Chair), Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Barbara Johnson, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Elizabeth Glidden, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, John Quincy, Andrew Johnson, and Linea Palmisano

Council Committee Coordinator: Peggy Menshek 612-673-2287
City Clerk’s Office
1.   2014 Gubernatorial Election Report
Receiving and filing 2014 Gubernatorial Election Report with analysis, summary of recommendations for future process improvements, and related matters.
Staff Reports:  2014 Gubernatorial Election Report RCA2014 Gubernatorial Election Report
Exhibit A - 2014 Primary
Exhibit B - Anatomy of the absentee voting process
Exhibit C - In-person absentee votes cast each hour of extended hours voting
Exhibit D - Signage/Design
Exhibit E - Demographics of Election Judges 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
Exhibit F - Student Election Judges (SEJ) Program 2014 Report
Exhibit G - Alternate sites
Exhibit H - Errors relating to the roster of pre-registered voters
Exhibit I - Election Day registration errors
Exhibit J - Special instructions for primary election
Referred by City Council 7/10/2015
2.   Municipal Election/Ranked Choice Voting ordinance amendments
Considering the subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 8.5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Elections, updating references to Ward boundaries, compensation of Election Judges and Sergeants at Arms, and the mathematical elimination processes:
a.    Chapter 165 relating to In General.
b.    Chapter 167 relating to Municipal Elections: Rules of Conduct.
Staff Reports:  Municipal Election/Ranked Choice Voting RCAMunicipal Election Proposed OrdinanceRCV Ballot Design Workgroup Report
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: July 24, 2015
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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