Nevada Voters Change How They Vote - State and Federal Communications

November 9, 2022  •  

Nevada Voters Change How They Vote

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Voters in Nevada have passed ballot question 3, which establishes open top-five primaries and ranked-choice voting for all congressional, gubernatorial, state official, and state legislative elections.

An open primary is a nonpartisan primary, from which the top five candidates, regardless of party, are sent to the general election.

Ranked choice voting allows people to vote for multiple candidates for each office, ranked in order of their preference.

Once the votes are tallied, if no candidate wins the majority vote, the lower performing candidates are eliminated until a clear winner is produced.

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