Proposition D

Proposition D implements nonpartisan municipal elections in St Louis City, for the offices of mayor, comptroller, president of the board of aldermen, and aldermanic seats, including an approval voting primary and a top-two general election runoff. St Louis voters overwhelmingly passed the proposition with 68% of the vote in November 2020.

Passage of Prop D helps ensure that election winners have a broad base of support and a mandate to govern by eliminating vote-splitting and spoiler effects.

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Proposition D: Open Primaries & Approval Voting

Proposition D establishes a non-partisan approval voting open primary with a top-two runoff to elect the Mayor, Comptroller, President of the Board of Aldermen, and Alderman in the City of St. Louis, Missouri.

Scale: Municipal
Type: Citizen Initiative
Category: Open Primaries and Approval Voting
Status: Passed with 68% of the vote

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