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What is ranked choice voting?

Posted on What's New Mikhaila Markham on April 10, 2019
What is ranked choice voting?

Instead of choosing just one candidate, why not allow voters to rank all the contestants in order of preference? Ranked choice voting would not only eliminate the spoiler effect, but it would reduce strategic voting and jumpstart America’s transition away from the two-party system.

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What’s on the menu? How about a delightful [dis]course on ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Mikhaila Markham on November 20, 2018
What’s on the menu? How about a delightful [dis]course on ranked choice voting

I may be a tenderfoot to the world of electoral reform, but like most FairVoters, I’m already exceptionally well-versed on the positive impacts of ranked choice voting (RCV). It provides more choices for voters, reduces mud-slinging among candidates, mitigates the impact of money on politics, and overall creates a more fair and functional democracy. I can recite these benefits backwards, forwards, and in a variety of fun accents, as is expected of all FairVote staffers.

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