What is ranked choice voting (RCV)?

Ranked choice voting (RCV) is a way to ensure elections are fair for all voters. RCV allows voters to indicate their full range of preferences by ranking the candidates in order of preference. Click Here To Learn More

  • When RCV is used for single-winner elections, also known as instant runoff voting (IRV), your vote transfers to your next highest preference when your highest active preference is no longer viable. Essentially, you have backup options to make sure your vote counts. Click Here To Learn More

  • When RCV is used in multi-winner elections, also known as proportional ranked choice voting or the single transferable vote (STV), candidates win seats in proportion to the number of votes they win based on voters' rankings. Click Here To Learn More