Instant-Runoff Voting Has to Wait in Vermont

Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas vetoed a bill that would have made his state the first in American history to use instant-runoff voting for congressional general ...
by | April 8, 2008
 

Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas vetoed a bill that would have made his state the first in American history to use instant-runoff voting for congressional general elections. It seems likely, however, that the next time a Democrat occupies the governor's mansion, this proposal will become law (Douglas is a Republican, the legislature is Democratic).

(Hat tip: Election Law Blog)

Josh Goodman
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