Posted on / by Caitlin Gianniny / in News

It’s time to bring ranked-choice voting to Mass.

DURING THE SUMMER of 2002, Sen. John McCain delivered a recorded phone message to the citizens of Alaska, asking them to adopt “instant runoff voting that will lead to good government because Alaska will elect leaders who have the support of a majority of voters.” The senator was one of the earliest supporters of ranked-choice voting (RCV). It’s 17 years later and we now have plenty of case studies and growing support for this democractic reform. That’s why we filed H719, An Act relative to ranked choice voting, which earned 65 cosponsors in the Legislature. H719 would bring RCV to elections for all state offices, for both primary and general elections.

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