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Rate of “Bullet Voting” Depends on Candidate Strength, Party Cues, and Other Factors

Posted on What's New Author Deb Otis, Chris Zawora on August 16, 2021
Rate of “Bullet Voting” Depends on Candidate Strength, Party Cues, and Other Factors

Many factors likely influence how a voter uses their rankings in a ranked choice voting (RCV) election. As of 2021, the median portion of voters who choose to use multiple rankings on their ballot is 68%. In this post we briefly discuss two factors that affect rank usage: voters’ perceptions of candidate strength and a candidate or party messaging encouraging or discouraging use of rankings.

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