No matter which values our communities hold most dear, we all want to elect a president who shares those values.
Ranked choice voting simply gives voters the option to rank candidates first, second, third, and so forth. Candidates that drop out before election day or receive less than the 15% of first-place votes required have their votes redistributed to their voters’ next choice candidate, ensuring no one’s vote is wasted
Ranked choice voting is used in five Democratic presidential primaries (Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, and Wyoming), where they saw higher turnout, fewer wasted ballots, and high engagement with the ranking system. Let’s bring this upgrade to Washington’s presidential primaries!