Friday, April 19, 2019

Metro Nashville Council considers instant runoff voting

By Dylan Aycock, Community Impact Newspaper - Metro Nashville Council is considering changes to the Metro Charter that would eliminate the need for runoff elections.

The voting method, referred to as “ranked choice” or “instant runoff,” would allow voters to choose a top candidate, followed by a ranking of subsequent preferred candidates. As it stands now, the top two candidates must go to a run-off election when no one receives 50 percent of the vote. (read more)

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  1. Rod, you posted this but don't seem to have an opinion? What is your opinion?

    1. I have not studied the issue in depth, but think I tend to be in favor.