As voters look for solutions to end polarized politics and increase more fair representation, many states, counties and cities are considering, and using, Ranked Choice Voting.
Ranked Choice Voting Across the Nation
- Maine Legislature has used ranked choice voting since 2001 with growing support among Republican, Democratic, and Independent lawmakers.
- Main also implemented ranked choice voting for all electoral races in 2018
- 11 U.S. cities use ranked choice voting for municipal elections
- Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and South Carolina use Instant runoff voting ballots for military and overseas voters to permit them to participate in second-round runoff
- In 2017 alone, 18 Republican state legislators across nine states sponsored legislation that would have implemented ranked choice voting
Ranked Choice Voting in Utah
- The Utah Republican Party and County Parties have used ranked choice voting in nomination contests