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Ranked-Choice Voting Explained

October 28, 2011 | 3:53 pm

Ranked-Choice Voting Explained

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In November San Franciscans choose their next mayor through an electoral process called ranked-choice voting (RCV). Also known as “instant run-off voting,” voters will pick three candidates (instead of one), and rank them in order of preference, eliminating the need for a separate runoff election. Although this is not the first time San Francisco has […]

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