- Ranked Choice Voting
- Wyoming RCV 2020
Wyoming RCV 2020
- Voter turnout was more than double the turnout in the 2016 caucuses.
- After the first round, Joe Biden had won 65.7% of the vote, Bernie Sanders had won 23.9% of the vote, Elizabeth Warren had won 4.5% of the vote, and 5.9% were dispersed among other candidates.
- By the final tally, Biden had won 72.2% of the vote and Sanders had won 27.8% of the vote. Biden gained 6.% and Sanders gained 3.8% of their final total from backers of other candidates.
- More than 10% of ballots were cast for candidates other than Sanders or Biden and would not have counted in the final tally without ranked choice voting. Nearly nine in ten (89%) voters who backed withdrawn candidates had their ballot count for Sanders or Biden based on their rankings.
- Fewer than one in 500 voters made errors that would render their ballots unusable; 99.8% of ballots were valid in the first use of ranked choice voting in Wyoming.
How Ranked Choice Voting worked for the Democratic Presidential Primaries in Wyoming:
In 2020, the Wyoming Democratic Party will be using a ranked choice ballot to determine how many delegates each presidential candidate will receive.
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With ranked choice voting (RCV), you can rank between 1 and 5 candidates in order of preference. You don’t have to worry about “wasting” your vote, especially in a crowded race. If your favorite candidate has limited support, your vote will still count for your next choice.
To learn more, go to wyodems.org/2020caucus.
Curious about Ranked Choice Voting? Learn more today!
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