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What are the pros and cons of ranked-choice voting compared to first-past-the-post voting?

RCV advocates are not entirely honest about failures of the Instant-Runoff (IRV) method nor that the method can be meaningfully corrected. I had recently published a paper regarding RCV in the ...
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In Ranked-choice voting, are exhausted ballots removed from the total vote count for subsequent rounds?

The full text of the measure can be found on Ballotpedia There are two cases. 1. Elections with a single winner (Section 4 Subsection 2) (A) If an active candidate has a majority of votes in a round, ...
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Why did Alaska introduce ranked voting for the general election but not for the primary?

Q: Why did Alaska introduce ranked voting for the general election but not for the primary? Q: But... why didn't they also introduce ranked voting for the primary? It seems like that it would be just ...
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What are the pros and cons of ranked-choice voting compared to first-past-the-post voting?

The German parliament 1918-1933 was elected by proportional representation, therefore neither RCV nor FPTP. The Reichspraesident (president; note that Hitler was chancellor, not president, at least as ...
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What are the pros and cons of ranked-choice voting compared to first-past-the-post voting?

So the other answer was about how the IRV method does not always elect the consistent majority candidate nor always prevents the spoiler effect and we didn't yet get to the issue of Precinct ...
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