Ranked Choice Voting Resources
Benefits of Ranked Choice Voting
The tally finds the consensus of a majority – proving that the winner earned it.
Voters freely and securely vote their values without fear of wasting their vote on a long-shot.
A greater variety of candidates can get in the race without skewing the results.
More viewpoints are available to voters.
More people of color and women run and win in proportion to their share of the population.
Successful campaigns have to focus on the issues because they could need second-choice votes to build their win.
Mud-slinging is reduced
Voters gain more power because it is more clear what the policy options are.
RCV can be used to replace top-two runoffs, because it also finds the consensus of a majority. It saves money because it is one-and-done.
Pueblo would save $135,000+
Colorado Springs would save $550,000+
Denver would save $1,200,000+
Is Ranked Choice Voting easy?
85-95% of voters say it is either “easy” or “very easy.”
Is Ranked Choice Voting on vote per person?
The courts have determined that it is for over 100 years.
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