Maine: Expand Ranked Choice Voting
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Pass legislation in 2025 to expand the use of Ranked Choice Voting to state elections
However, due to a State Supreme Court decision limiting RCV to only federal and local campaigns, full implementation of Ranked Choice Voting has never been achieved as the voters had desired. There is an opportunity to achieve full implementation of RCV in the state in 2025.
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The Latest On This Campaign
Following Election Day, King, Bennet Introduce Bill to Encourage Ranked Choice Voting
Nov 16 2023
Maine is one of 2 states to utilize Ranked Choice VotingRead More
Ranked choice voting solves the No Labels “spoiler” problem
Aug 10 2023
Ranked choice voting is more than just a technical fix that eliminates “spoilers.” That’s because it does so in a voter-friendly way – by giving us more choices, rather than trying to limit choice by shaming or even suing potential third-party candidates off the ballot.Read More
Maine considers ranked choice voting for governor races
Jun 12 2023
Maine is advancing a proposal that would make it the second state to elect its governor using ranked choice voting, and it is expected for a vote in the state Legislature in the coming weeks after receiving a key committee approval.Read More