Posted by Emily Risch on September 10, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Screen_Shot_2018-09-10_at_2.22.04_PM.png

The story of ranked choice voting in Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of conflict, compromise and collapse. It’s the story of a group of college students—radical in their political beliefs and newly emboldened by the Vietnam war—who formed a third party and aggressively challenged establishment politics. It’s also the story of an election night as dramatic as any, a contest decided by a handful of votes that elected the city’s first (and, to date, only) black mayor. And finally, it’s a story of powerful backlash, swift enough to repeal RCV in Ann Arbor just two years after its adoption.

Download Report 

https://fairvote.app.box.com/embed/s/ydund9ahcdoiha89usni401rakzekitw8005500

Join Us Today to Help Create a More Perfect Union