Introduced by Rep. Julie Calley R-Portland on March 17, 2021
To eliminate the statewide May and August election dates. Partisan primary votes that are currently held in August would instead take place in June. The bill responds to concerns that certain election and ballot-related procedures and deadlines are getting "crowded" by the limited time between the August primary and November general election. School elections that are currently held on the discontinued May date would mostly happen in June instead. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on March 17, 2021
Reported in the House on April 13, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.