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  • Ranked-Choice Voting in Oakland May Surprise — But for a Good Reason

    • Posted: November 1, 2010
    • Author(s): Toby Rowe

    Oakland voters have been told more than once this year to “expect the unexpected” in the race to replace outgoing mayor Ron Dellums. Ten candidates seek the office, making for a crowded and diverse field of contenders. This fascinating mayoral election occurs in the first year that Oakland voters will use ranked-choice voting (RCV) to elect their representatives in municipal government.