Ranked Choice Isn’t Immune to Strategic Voting

Arrow’s theorem and a peculiar mayoral election in Vermont

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In Burlington, Vermont, instating ranked choice voting wasn’t a one-time fix. In fact, a mind-boggling result from a 2009 mayoral election led voters to choose to revert to their previous top-two runoff system. Now, a decade later, politicians are warring over whether to implement…

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