Ranked Choice Voting Initiative in Benton County, Oregon

November 8, 2016, voters in Benton County, Oregon voted 'Yes' on Measure 2-100 to adopt ranked choice voting. The measure allows Benton County voters to use ranked choice voting to elect county commissioners during November elections. It has been endorsed by over 50 community organizations and leaders, including the Gazette-Times, six political parties, and the Corvallis League of Women Voters. Benton County (population 86,500) is home to Oregon State University in Corvallis, which is one of more than 50 US schools using ranked choice voting to elect its student government.

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