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Mass disqualification in University of Houston SGA election shows benefits of Ranked Choice Voting

George Ashford

As a growing number of colleges and universities switch to ranked choice voting for student government elections, they are revealing new ways that the system can improve election processes and outcomes.

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Ranked Choice Voting Discussed in Wyoming as Alternative to Runoff Elections

Author Jonah Harwood

Ranked choice voting narrowly failed in the Wyoming State Senate. SF0145 would have implemented runoff elections when no candidate received a majority of the vote in primaries for federal or statewide office.

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Utah Becomes First State to Enact RCV Legislation in 2021

Omar Danaf

This week, Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed into effect House Bill 0075—expanding Utah’s ranked choice voting pilot project in municipal elections across the state.

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