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Ranked Choice Voting Is On a Roll: 6 States Have Opted In for the 2020 Democratic Primary

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The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is shaping up to be an all-out brawl for the nomination. With multiple candidates boasting impressive fundraising hauls, and momentum seemingly shifting week to week, it’s unclear if any Democrat will rise as the consensus nominee.

That’s a recipe for tumult, division and a plurality nominee, potentially pushing Democrats into the same position as Republicans in 2016—led by a standard-bearer who couldn’t command majority support in his own party.

We can get rid of the “spoiler” effect and make our elections more democratic. In fact, it’s already happening in states across the country.

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