DREW PENROSE NOVEMBER 08, 2017
As we reported yesterday, Election Day 2017 featured several high profile ranked choice voting elections in cities and towns. Altogether, more than 200,000 voters ranked their choices in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Cambridge, Mass. and Takoma Park, Md in cities with a total population of about 844,500. Voters had real, meaningful choices, and could honestly rank those choices without needed to consider strategically how others would vote.
Yesterday made one thing clear: ranked choice voting can help foster a healthy political environment with competitive elections and high voter turnout.
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