How it works:
When electing a single candidate — such as a race for Governor or a United States Representative — all first choices are tallied. If a candidate wins more than 50% of first-choice votes, that candidate is the winner. If not, the candidate with the fewest first-choice votes is eliminated. Then all voters have their highest available choice counted. This process continues until one candidate receives more than 50% of the vote, or, until all rounds have been counted.
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