Elections Government

Ranked Choice Voting Bills Fail in Committee

Conard High School polling place. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

The Government Administration and Election Committee left five separate ranked choice proposals on the table when it finished a lengthy agenda on Monday.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Proposals to explore or implement ranked choice voting options in Connecticut will not advance this year out of a legislative committee on election policy, which declined to vote on the bills before a key deadline later this week.

Ranked choice voting is an electoral system intended to boost electoral civility and make third party candidates more viable by allowing voters to rank candidates for office rather than choosing just one.

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