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Ranked Choice Voting

The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Check out our Activist Toolkit to advocate for better elections with ranked choice voting.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country. For more information, click here

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

New York Times: “RCV is having a moment”

Eric Kruse

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) is once again making headlines. This week, the New York Times jumped headfirst into explaining why RCV is surging in popularity. The NYT’s Jacey Fortin gives an in-depth look at the history of Ranked Choice Voting, how it works, and who supports it.

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Why don’t Bernie Sanders supporters have a second choice?

Author Deb Otis

The Economist published results from a ranked choice voting poll which indicated a final showdown between Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, with Biden eking out a win.

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Why the New York Times endorsement of two candidates makes sense

Rob Richie

This week the New York Times endorsed two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president: Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. The decision to endorse two candidates with different bases of support has drawn a number of critics. But setting aside whether Warren and Klobuchar were the best candidates to support, the Times editorial board’s decision reflects an important insight: the primary season is designed to allow parties to build consensus around a nominee chosen out of a large field.

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