What is Ranked Choice Voting?

Ranked Choice Voting, also known as Instant Runoff Voting or Alternative Vote, is a system that has the ability to destroy the “spoiler effect”.

How Ranked Choice Voting Works

The campaign for Ranked Choice Voting in Maine created a video that explains the process of Ranked Choice Voting quite well.


Links about Ranked Choice Voting

  • FairVote — A non-profit organization that works to make democracy more representative.
  • InstantRunoff.com — A website about Instant Runoff Voting, created by FairVote.
  • IRV Factcheck — A blog about Instant Runoff Voting, created by FairVote to debunk misconceptions and faulty articles about IRV. Last update was in 2014.