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Challenges to Representation in the Maryland Gubernatorial Democratic Primary

Posted Maria Merkle on June 03, 2022
Challenges to Representation in the Maryland Gubernatorial Democratic Primary

This week, Our Maryland released their 2022 Gubernatorial Democratic Primary straw poll. For a distinctly competitive race, the Our Maryland poll aims to measure, in-depth, the distribution of support for the primary’s 10 Democratic candidates. Though the July 19 election will use a plurality voting system, Our Maryland’s poll will use ranked choice voting (RCV) to find the most popular winner among the primary candidates.

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Nevada’s innovative use of RCV in 2020 gave greater voice to voters

Posted Deb Otis on May 16, 2022
Nevada’s innovative use of RCV in 2020 gave greater voice to voters

On Saturday, May 7, Republican voters in Virginia’s 11th Congressional District used ranked choice voting (RCV) to nominate Jim Myles as their 2022 candidate for U.S. House. This is the first use of RCV to nominate a congressional candidate in Virginia’s 11th, which comprises most of Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and part of Prince William County.

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Ranked Choice Voting in VA-11 GOP Primary: Initial Analysis

Posted Will Mantell And Deb Otis on May 10, 2022
Ranked Choice Voting in VA-11 GOP Primary: Initial Analysis

On Saturday, May 7, Republican voters in Virginia’s 11th Congressional District used ranked choice voting (RCV) to nominate Jim Myles as their 2022 candidate for U.S. House. This is the first use of RCV to nominate a congressional candidate in Virginia’s 11th, which comprises most of Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and part of Prince William County.

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