Massachusetts Voters Defeat Ranked Choice Proposal - State and Federal Communications

November 4, 2020  •  

Massachusetts Voters Defeat Ranked Choice Proposal

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On Election Day, voters defeated Question 2, an Act to Implement Ranked-Choice Voting in Elections.

The initiative was proposed to create a ranked-choice voting system in which voters rank one or more candidates by order of preference.

Ranked-choice voting would have been used in primary and general elections for all Massachusetts statewide offices, state legislative offices, federal congressional offices, and certain other offices.

However, ranked choice voting would exclude elections for president, county commissioner, or regional district school committee members.

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