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Use of Ranked Choice Voting is gaining momentum, and the map below shows were Ranked Choice Voting is used in the United States as of June 2021.

Map of the US color-coded by how ranked choice voting is used in each state
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Examples of where RCV is used for City, Mayoral, Local Level Elections

  • Utah cities and towns: 23 total (in an on-going pilot program).
  • Minnesota cities and towns: 5 total cities, 22 city offices in Minneapolis
  • Approximately half of all 50 states have cities that use RCV.

 

Examples of where RCV is used for State, Federal, and Presidential Elections

  • Maine: Adopted in 2016 and first used in 2018 for all state and federal primary elections and all general elections for Congress. Extended to apply to the general election for president beginning in 2020 and presidential primary elections beginning in 2024.
  • Alaska: To be used in November 2022 for all state and federal general elections and in the 2024 presidential election.

 

Examples of where RCV is used for Party Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions

  •     Indiana Republican Party
  •     Virginia Republican Party
  •     Utah Republican Party
  •     Utah Democratic Party
  •     Minnesota Democratic Party
  •     Oklahoma Democratic Party
  •     Hawaii Democratic Party

 

For more information about where Ranked Choice Voting is used in the United States, please see: