Sunday, June 10, 2018

Maine to use Ranked Choice Voting in Tuesday's Primaries

Maine will become the first state to use ranked-choice voting in a state-wide election in its Tuesday primaries. Maine's Secretary of State has a resource page here, including sample ballots, FAQs, and even an entertaining video explaining how it'll work. Check it out!

The move to ranked-choice voting in the state isn't uncontroversial, as reported earlier this spring in The Atlantic. But results from other jurisdictions within the U.S., and from other countries (that have much richer experiences using ranked-choice or some form of instant-run-off voting), are promising.

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