Alaska Measure to Establish Ranked Choice Voting Defeated - State and Federal Communications

November 4, 2020  •  

Alaska Measure to Establish Ranked Choice Voting Defeated

Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

Voters likely defeated Measure 2 on November 2.

However, final vote totals may take up to a couple of weeks to announce.

Measure 2 would have established ranked-choice voting for general elections, including the presidential election, in which voters would rank the candidates.

The measure would also replace partisan primaries with open top-four primaries for state executive, state legislative, and congressional offices.

Additionally, the measure requires persons and entities contributing more than $2,000 derived from donations, contributions, dues, or gifts to disclose the true sources (as defined by law) of the political contributions.

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