Elections in the state will let voters rank candidates in order of preference instead of choosing just one.
Michigan Poll from Monmouth University: Michigan holds its primary today, using proportional allocation of delegates. Released
Looking forward to winner-take-all states like the primaries in Ohio and Florida on March 15th, RCV would be fundamental
With our current plurality voting rules, Trump's success depends less on what most voters want than on the vagaries of whether certain candidates drop out.
The Electoral College system can be improved. The first improvement needed is to make every voter count. The second is for every voter to count equally. And the third is to elect a president who is supported by a majority of the voters. This is not a partisan issue.
Range voting eliminates spoilers and splitting the vote between two good candidates. It gives voters a chance to show how much they dislike someone, rather than just being silent. For these reasons, Range Voting is superior to Instant Runoff Voting.
As voting method nerds who appreciate the values of ranked choice voting (RCV) elections, we at FairVote got a kick out of the Los Angeles Times running a front-page story today on the RCV system. Unfortunately, the news story itself is a big disappointment.
The erosion of democracy and the narrowing of electoral choice in the U.S. are detrimental to most any issue, from the economy and health care to foreign wars.
The bottom line is that voting laws that may seem "daring" can quickly become "normal." These reforms have significantly improved elections in Takoma Park, and we expect them to take hold soon in more and more local and state elections around the United States.
The runoff election for the the Democratic nomination for New York City public advocate is on Tuesday, October 1. Neither