SF State First Studied Ranked-Choice Voting in 2004

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS -- Once people rank candidates on their ballot for the first time, they get it. A 2004 San Francisco State University exit survey found that after RCV was first implemented, 87% of voters said they understood the system “well,” 61 percent said they preferred RCV to the old system, and 69 percent said they knew how to rank candidates even before coming to vote.