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Arlington reverses use of ranked-choice voting system for fall elections

Posted on AllSides July 19th, 2023
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But after critics across the political spectrum raised concerns and expressed confusion about the system — and in particular, on how votes were tabulated in this two-seat race — the board decided Saturday to revert to the traditional “first-past-the-post” voting system in the fall. No legislative action was needed to keep the upcoming election as is. While all the board members Saturday praised the effort of county election officials to implement ranked-choice voting earlier this year, each member also had concerns that the voters had yet to fully grasp the...

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