Only one state in the US allows voters to rank their candidates for federal and state elections. But enthusiasm for the system is growing nationally. Could, and should, this be the voting system of the future?
Maine will vote on an ambitious “universal home care” program this fall that passes on the costs to the rich. If it passes, it could have big implications for the rest of the country.
With Republicans in Washington fighting hard to eliminate Obamacare, voters in one state will get a chance to decide directly whether they want to expand the insurance program. Could Maine serve as an example for others?