Ranked Choice Voting 2020 Ballot Measures

The following states and cities have ranked choice voting ballot initiatives in 2020. 

Alaska

Alaskans for Better Elections has collected enough signatures and the following ballot measure will be put to a vote this November. If passed, this ballot measure will implement the following: 

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Albany, CA

The city council of Albany, California, voted on June 15 in favor of asking voters whether to use the proportional representation method of ranked choice voting for city elections. The ranked choice voting citywide ballot measure will be decided in November 2020. 

Arkansas

Arkansans are working to amend the state constitution to turn Arkansas' current primary system into a Top 4 primary using ranked choice voting. If passed, this amendment would implement the following in 2021:

Open Primaries Arkansas has collected enough signatures to meet initial ballot qualification requirements. Once those signatures are validated, the Arkansas Board of Election Commissioners will vote to certify the ballot title. If they do, the amendment will be on the ballot this November.

Eureka, CA

The city council of Eureka, California voted unanimously (5-0) to put ranked choice voting to a citywide vote in November, 2020. 

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Massachusetts

Voter Choice for Massachusetts has submitted signatures for a ballot initiative this November that, if passed, would implement ranked choice voting for all state and federal congressional elections in 2022. 

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North Dakota

North Dakota Voter’s First, a grassroots coalition, has submitted 36,000 signatures for a ballot initiative this November. If passed, it would implement:

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