AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on Maine's voter-approved, ranked voting law (all times local):

5:36 p.m.

A legislative committee couldn't decide on a single course forward for a voter-approved election overhaul the Maine supreme court says runs afoul of the Maine Constitution for some elections.

The committee's divided votes Monday mean lawmakers will have a variety of options —including delaying the ranked-choice voting law — to consider when they return Oct. 23.

Ranked-choice voting allows voters to rank ballot choices from first to last in a system aimed at ensuring a candidate wins majority support. Maine's highest court in May issued an advisory opinion that the system would be unconstitutional for general elections for the Legislature and governor.

A bill by independent Rep. Kent Ackley would only allow ranked-choice voting for presidential and congressional elections, and primaries for statewide offices.

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11:15 p.m.

An independent lawmaker wants to fix a new voter-approved voting law that Maine supreme court justices say runs afoul of the Maine Constitution for some elections.

The Legislature's joint veterans and legal affairs committee on Monday considered Rep. Kent Ackley's bill to bring the 2016 ranked-choice voting law into compliance with the Maine Constitution.

Ranked-choice voting allows voters to rank ballot choices from first to last in a system ensuring a candidate wins majority support.

The justices of Maine's highest court in May issued an advisory opinion that ranked-choice voting would be unconstitutional for general elections for the Legislature and governor.

Ackley's bill would only allow ranked-choice voting for presidential and congressional elections, and primaries for statewide offices. Some lawmakers have called such a split system confusing.