Ranked Choice Voting May Be Coming To An Election Near You
Ranked Choice Voting May Be Coming To An Election Near You
You probably won’t be surprised to hear that a lot of Americans are worried about the state of democracy in the United States.

According to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll conducted after the midterm elections, more than 8 in 10 Americans feel there is a serious threat to Democracy in the U.S.

Ranked choice voting has become the latest political change touted as a way to strengthen democracy.

Instead of choosing one candidate, in ranked choice voting a voter picks a favorite candidate, a second favorite, and so on.

Voters in almost 50 American cities and states have switched to a ranked-choice voting system. So even if you’ve never heard of ranked choice voting, it may be coming to a polling place near you.

NPR’s Miles Parks reports on whether ranked choice will live up to the hype as a cure-all for the country’s deep partisan divides.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org
Ranked Choice Voting May Be Coming To An Election Near You
Ranked Choice Voting May Be Coming To An Election Near You
You probably won’t be surprised to hear that a lot of Americans are worried about the state of democracy in the United States.

According to an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll conducted after the midterm elections, more than 8 in 10 Americans feel there is a serious threat to Democracy in the U.S.

Ranked choice voting has become the latest political change touted as a way to strengthen democracy.

Instead of choosing one candidate, in ranked choice voting a voter picks a favorite candidate, a second favorite, and so on.

Voters in almost 50 American cities and states have switched to a ranked-choice voting system. So even if you’ve never heard of ranked choice voting, it may be coming to a polling place near you.

NPR’s Miles Parks reports on whether ranked choice will live up to the hype as a cure-all for the country’s deep partisan divides.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org