Reading Time: 4 minutes We live in a two-party electoral system, with each side more opposed to compromise than ever before. What if we could rank more than one candidate and end the gridlock?
Reading Time: 4 minutes People rank their top three choices for a lot of things: which place has better coffee, which road has the least traffic. What if we did that for congressional races too?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Kansas Democrats are using ranked-choice voting for the 2020 primary election, hoping to increase voter participation and to create fairer voting systems.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Maine is the first and only state to implement ranked-choice voting for federal elections. And now third-party voters’ second choice has led to a Republican losing his House seat to a Democrat.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 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?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Ranked-choice voting — where voters rank all the candidates rather than opting for a single one — could lead to greater diversity and representation of views for both voters and candidates at the ballot box. New York joins a growing list of municipalities moving in this direction.