Ranked-Choice Voting Is Bad for Everyone

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from The Wall Street Journal,

It appeals to progressives because it allows them to vote twice—once for show and once for real.

Ranked-choice voting is an attempt that has its own twist and will make elections worse for both parties.

The idea isn’t new but it has gained favor, mostly from the left. It can be dismissed as too complicated and, coming as it does from professors, too demanding for most voters outside New York City. But I would like to present three deeper faults in it that concern how voters think, for ranked-choice voting is intended to make them think in a certain way.

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