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Friday, March 11, 2011

S.F. ranked-choice mess looms for mayor's race

From SFGate,

We may be headed for a ballot box train wreck. November's election will technically be the first mayoral election to be decided by controversial ranked-choice voting. (Gavin Newsom was essentially unopposed when he was re-elected mayor.)

Today's Chamber of Commerce survey shows that voters find ranked-choice confusing and unsettling and would prefer a traditional two-candidate runoff. There's even been talk of repealing ranked-choice voting at the ballot box.

Good luck with that.
Read more at SFGate

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