Utah County Clerk Amelia Powers has written a letter committing to administer Ranked Choice Voting for Utah County cities that request it.
Ranked Choice Voting Q&A Recording:
For more information about ranked choice voting, check out the recording of the November 2018 ranked choice voting conference call.
Here’s a link to the edited version of the call hosted on google drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uWKaqTA98LcPj_lfmEII9_PM03hfuOKP/view?usp=sharing.
Items Discussed in Recording:
- Legislature’s commitment to Ranked Choice Voting
- Legislative research opinion that cities can opt out of RCV after opting in by December 31, 2018
- A cleanup bill for the 2019 session dealing with grants for cities using Ranked Choice Voting, later filing deadline, etc.
- A commitment by Utah Association of Counties to administer Ranked Choice Voting for cities that request it.
- A commitment by Amelia Powers, recently elected Utah County Clerk, to administer Ranked Choice Voting for cities that request it.
- The costs to administer a Ranked Choice Voting election
- Who else is planning to use RCV in 2019
- Stan Lockhart – Utah Ranked Choice Voting
- Brad Wilson – Speaker-elect of the Utah House of Representatives
- Marc Roberts – Utah House of Representatives
- Rebecca Chavez-Houck – Utah House of Representatives
- Lincoln Shurtz – Utah Association of Counties
- Amelia Powers – Utah County Clerk-elect
- Kory Holdaway – Utah Ranked Choice Voting
- Karen Bell – Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center
If you are interested in using Ranked Choice Voting in the 2019 election, please contact Stan Lockhart at 801-368-2166 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit a resolution to the Lt. Governor is December 31, 2018.