The primary Problem
Despite a record turnout in the 2020 general election, only 10% of eligible Americans nationwide cast ballots in primary elections that effectively decided the winners in a supermajority (83%) of Congressional seats.
Adopting RCV can save jurisdications money and increase civility in campaigns.
What is Ranked-Choice Voting?
Single-choice, winner-take-all voting can sometimes result in the election of a candidate who earned only a small percentage of the vote. Ranked-choice voting is another voting method which allows voters to rank their favorite candidates in order of preference.
What is Final-five voting?
Final-Five Voting is the powerful combination of open primaries and ranked-choice voting in the general election.
Our innovations in the news
Last week, lawmakers in the Maine House and Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance a bill aimed at opening up primary elections to unenrolled and independent voters.