Posted on March 26, 2009
Recommended by Robert's Rules of Order for certain organizational elections, instant runoff voting is used widely among organizations and on campus, including organizations with tens of thousands of members like the American Association of University Women, American Chemical Society, American Medial Student Association, American Mensa and the American Political Science Association. More than four dozen colleges and universities use IRV for student elections.
Its results are excellent. March 2009 elections include hotly contested elections for student government president at NC State and the University of Toledo, and for the leadership of the American Psychiatric Association, which is the largest association of psychiatrists worldwide, with approximately 38,000 members.
- See where Instant Runoff Voting Has Been Adopted
- List of private organizations using IRV
- List of private organizations using STV (PR)
- List of colleges and universities using IRV
- Article on University of Toledo's student government elections with IRV
- Article on high-turnout Rice University student government elections with IRV
- Article on American Psychological Association elections
- Resources for bringing IRV to your campus or organization