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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTING PROCEDURES.ABSENTEE BALLOT DEADLINES. VOTE CERTIFICATION AND RECOUNTPROCEDURES. INITIATIVE STA TOTE. Replaces current "winner-take-all" voting system for presidential electors. Provides that California's electoral college votes be determined on the basis of the outcome in each congressional district, plus two votes determined by the statewide outcome. Provides additional time for receipt and counting of absentee ballots from military voters overseas. Provides for petition by presidential candidates to seek accelerated vote certification and recount of votes for President. Provides for Secretary of State to adopt regulations for recounting ballots for each voting system in use. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would result in minor absorbable costs to the state and significant unknown county costs ranging from hundreds of thousands to several millions of dollars every four years depending on the number and size of counties required to participate in an accelerated certification.
Matthew G. Monforton, 215 East Orangethorpe Ave., #300, Fullerton, CA 92832, (909) 596-5000
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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTING PROCEDURES. ABSENTEE BALLOT DEADLINES. VOTE CERTIFICATION AND RECOUNT PROCEDURES. INITIAITIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 934 (2001).