Ranked Choice Voting in 2023: A year in review

Feb 06, 2024
  • Description

2023 was a big year for ranked choice voting (RCV), with seven new ballot measure wins, hundreds of thousands of voters using RCV in municipal elections, new endorsers from across the political spectrum, and increasing support from state legislatures. This report provides an overview of RCV in 2023. Highlights include:

  • Voters in 24 cities and counties – home to 10 million people – used RCV in 2023.
  • Across those 24 jurisdictions, voters used RCV in 70 elections.
  • Voters in seven cities voted YES on RCV.
  • Six states passed RCV legislation.