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How will New York City physically implement the ranked choice voting algorithm with thousands of unique mayoral votings possible?

How ranked choice voting ballots can be counted by hand I think the counting can be done by hand (using several 'passes' if necessary). For example, in Canada, according to CBC.ca (on ranked voting in ...
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Why does New York City spend 3 times as much per year per inmate than the runner up King County (Seattle)?

New York City jails have the highest officer-to-inmate ratio (4 officers per 3 detainees) of any prison system in the nation, by far. That's a massive payroll expense which is basically the whole ...
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How will New York City physically implement the ranked choice voting algorithm with thousands of unique mayoral votings possible?

New York City did tabulate some ranked choice ballots by hand in special elections earlier this year, where the number of ballots and candidates was comparatively small and hand counting was more ...
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Why is winning the NYC Democratic mayoral primary currently widely seen as tantamount to election?

The real question is why were there Republican mayors at all? In the last century, exactly four men have been elected Mayor of New York City as a Republican. It's worth noting that party politics in ...
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Who is the Condorcet winner of NYC's 2021 mayoral Democratic primary?

The New York City Board of Elections released the cast vote record (CVR) on August 18th. There's no metadata or readme accompanying it, but Alec Barrett has published an 'unofficial' readme on GitHub. ...
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How will New York City physically implement the ranked choice voting algorithm with thousands of unique mayoral votings possible?

I think you're misunderstanding how the ranked choice voting works. If, as was the case, no candidate crosses 50% of the vote, the last-place candidate is eliminated. Their ballots are now all ...
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Who is the Condorcet winner of NYC's 2021 mayoral Democratic primary?

A Condorcet winner is not guaranteed to exist since preferences might be cyclical (e.g., A > B, B > C, C > A). To find the Condorcet winner, you would need to observe the individual ballots. ...
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NYC general mayoral and comptroller election results in New York State's 14th and 15th congressional districts?

For the Mayoral election, the election night results were as follows: CD Adams (DEM) Sliwa (REP) Pepitone (Conservative) Rojas (Socialism & Lib) Prussman (Libertarian) Mateo (Save Our City) Sliwa ...
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Why is winning the NYC Democratic mayoral primary currently widely seen as tantamount to election?

Because New York City is overwhelmingly Democrat leaning and there are enough "yellow dog Democrats" (a metaphor that literally means "people who would vote for the Democratic candidate ...
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Has there been any serious push to make New York City its own state?

The most appropriate Wiki links have been provided in the comments to the question above which should already provide context. I was going to let it go, therefore, until I saw this topic treated in ...
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How will New York City physically implement the ranked choice voting algorithm with thousands of unique mayoral votings possible?

I'm curious how New York City will physically and computationally implement ranked-choice vote counting. Physically, voters received a tabular ballot (see this NYC government page) where rows are ...
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"Shut out" districts in 2021's NYC Republican mayoral primary -- how did they vote in the Democratic primary and 2020 presidential race combined?

According to the election-night results from the New York Board of Elections, of the 5,901 districts that voted in 2021's Republican mayoral primaries, there were 1,311 'shut-out' districts in which ...
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New York's ranked choice voting, dealing with "a tie at the bottom"

This is a bit tricky; Section 1057-g of the New York City Charter contains the following provision: e. For all ranked choice elections, the following tabulation procedures apply: If a candidate ...
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NYC general election mayor polls: have any been released in 2021?

Not at the time that this question was posted - but a poll was conducted between October 22nd and 23rd by Emerson College/PIX11/NewsNation which gave Eric Adams, the Democratic Party candidate, a 40-...
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NYC general election mayor polls: have any been released in 2021?

Tl:dr According to one website, no polls have been released yet. According to Crowd Wisdom 360 no NYC Mayoral Polls 2021 have been released yet Disclaimer: I couldn’t find a fact check for this ...
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