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Ranked choice voting in the US is contested but not confusing

Donovan, Todd (2022) Ranked choice voting in the US is contested but not confusing. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (08 Sep 2022). Blog Entry.

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In addition to the candidates vying for re-election in November, ranked choice voting (RCV) referendums will also be on the ballot in many states, cities, and counties. Todd Donovan looks at the recent history of RCV in the US, and highlights that partisan divisions are not a consistent feature in support or opposition. While some opponents have argued that RCV is confusing, he writes that evidence from New York City’s 2021 mayoral primary election and other contests show that there is a high level of understanding among voters.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2022 13:09
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:36

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