The Latest RCV News
Evanston Mayor Backs Ranked Choice Voting
Mayor Daniel Biss backs a shift to ranked choice voting for Evanston elections during his State of the City address.
RCV in NYC
New York City just held their first ranked choice election to choose their next mayor. The ballots are still being counted, but polling suggests voters are overwhelmingly supportive of RCV and found the process easy to use.
HB2416 and SB1785
State Representative Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. has introduced a ranked choice voting bill to the Illinois House of Representatives, and State Senator Laura M. Murphy has introduced a similar bill to the Illinois Senate. Both HB2416 and SB1785 would bring ranked choice voting to the elections of the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer, as well as members of the General Assembly. An amendment was filed on May 5, 2021, which would expand it to include elections for US Congress, President, and primaries.
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