In a recent article in the Fulcrum, ranked choice voting is being considered in two Washington counties. Voters in those counties will have the choice to implement RCV. RCV allows voters to elect candidates with a majority vote in an instant run-off election.

The piece explains that RCV gives more candidates an opportunity to compete, and it encourages a more civil election because candidates must appeal to a broad collection of voters in order to get second- and third-place votes.

While some criticize RCV as being too complicated, voters using the system overwhelmingly give it positive reviews in exit polling. RCV is as simple as deciding which candidate you like most, which you would be ok with, and which you support the least and ranking them in order.

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