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Elections News: St. Louis Park votes to adopt ranked-choice voting for local elections

The St. Louis Park City Council voted Monday night to adopt ranked-choice voting for local elections, making the city one of a select few in the country to do so. "The only way we're going to find out if it works here is if we're going to try it here," Mayor Jake Spano said before…


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Posted: 2018-04-17 14:27:23

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St. Louis Park votes to adopt ranked-choice voting for local elections

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:25:00 GMT

The St. Louis Park City Council voted Monday night to adopt ranked-choice voting for local elections, making the city one of a select few in the country to do so. "The only way we're going to find out if it works here is if we're going to try it here ...

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In response, the Legislature limited ranked-choice voting to federal races and primary elections. WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN TO MAKE THE SYSTEM WORK? Lawmakers by the end of March would have to adopt regulations ... materials for local election officials.

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In response, the Legislature limited ranked-choice voting to federal races and primary elections. What's next? Lawmakers by the end of March would have to adopt regulations covering ... prepare training materials for local election officials.

Will Denver Be The Next Major City to Adopt Ranked Choice Voting?

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In particular, many voters are clamoring for ranked choice voting ... to be able to adopt RCV, and two small towns — Telluride and Basalt — use RCV for mayoral elections when more than two people run. To bring RCV to Colorado, local supporters may ...

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H. 2897 essentially gives every city, town, and municipality in Massachusetts the same opportunity that Cambridge had in the 1940s to adopt ranked choice voting for their local elections. Massachusetts is just one of the 19 states that is currently ...

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Instant-runoff voting - Wikipedia

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Instant-runoff voting (IRV) is a voting method used in single-seat elections with more than two candidates. Instead of voting only for a single candidate, voters in IRV elections can rank the candidates in order of preference.

Minnesota Republicans Want to Ban a Voting System That ...

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Lawmakers in Minnesota introduced legislation last week that would prohibit local governments from adopting ranked-choice voting, a system that can help third-party candidates’ chances for election and lead to a more representative government.

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Model State Redistricting Reform Criteria. The sample statutory language below indicates one vision of a potential redistricting reform proposal that would preserve the independent redistricting process, without precluding the use of multi-winner districts with proportional voting.

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Electoral Reform and Voting Systems. Proportional Representation (PR) is the principle behind a number of electoral systems, all of which attempt to ensure that the outcome of the election reflects the proportion of support gained by each competing group.

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