Washington: Ranked Choice Voting Local Option

Campaign Status: Active

The Policy

Giving local municipalities the option to hold their elections using Ranked Choice Voting


In 2022, Seattle became the third-largest city in the United States to approve Ranked Choice Voting for their elections. Because of this adoption, Seattle residents now have better choices and better representation in city government.

Because of Seattle’s high profile win, there is now momentum in Washington to make Ranked Choice Voting an option for more of the state.

Who’s Involved?

FairVote Washington is behind the Washington VOICES Act, and RepresentUs is working with them to make it a reality alongside many other groups including: More Equitable Democracy, Washington Bus, Washington Conservation Action, Washington for Equitable Representation, LWV of Seattle, Sightline Institute, Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of Yakima, and Latino Community Fund.


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