Ranked Choice Voting Legislation

The following list and map summarize of legislation introduced in 2021 that would expand the use of ranked choice voting (RCV) in the United States, organized by state. As of August 10th, bills have been introduced in U.S. Congress, 29 states and Washington, D.C.. Pro-RCV bills or bills with pro-RCV provisions were signed into law this year in four states: Colorado, Georgia, Maine and Utah. Pro-RCV provisions also have been part of legislation that has passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and more than two dozen cities have either passed RCV or placed it on a 2021 ballot.

Note: Legislation presented below may include provisions FairVote may oppose or have no position on, but is provided for information purposes.

 

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A list of legislation from the previous state legislative sessions can be found here: 2020 State Legislation Advancing Ranked Choice Voting

 

 

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