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Alaska’s ranked choice voting is model for reducing toxic polarization

by | Jan 20, 2021 | News

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Who would have thought that the best answer to America’s toxic polarization, the biggest problem in our political system, would come from Alaska?

Alaska may have shown a way to make our political system reward rather than punish moderation, open the system to new voices and encourage civility

Ranked-Choice voting is starting to gain traction in America. Maine and Alaska have implemented it and cities such as Minneapolis and Cambridge use it for local elections. We believe that ranked-choice voting can reduce extreme partisanship and elect more compromising candidates. Consider volunteering with FairVote to bring ranked-choice voting to your state.

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