Friday, July 22, 2011

Cyndi Lesher: Minnesota Needs Ranked Choice Voting

RANKED VOTING
If we want to swap polarization for moderation, we should adopt Ranked Choice Voting (By Cyndi Lesher, MinnPost.com) Under our "plurality-take-all" system, candidates win by mobilizing their party base and scaring undecided and independent voters away from their opponents. Divide-and-conquer campaigns work in a system that locks voters into a "lesser-of-two-evils" choice.

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