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How the Ranked voting or Ranked-choice voting system works when it comes to elections.

Corvallis adopts ranked choice voting for upcoming general election

Haley Stark, News Contributor
October 3, 2022

The City of Corvallis has announced the implementation of a ranked choice voting system for the municipal Nov. 8 general election. The ranked choice voting system was passed under 2016’s measure 2-100...

For the first time in Benton County history the ballot will have rank choice voting. Voters will be able to rank the candidate they favor most as their first choice, but in case that candidate doesnt have enough popular support to win, voters can add a back up choice.  

Benton County becomes first Oregon county to adopt ranked-choice voting ahead of county election

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 24, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

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