At election time, we're told that every vote counts. But is every vote counted? When computers count our ballots, that is by no means a certainty.
Ranked choice voting empowers voters to deliver a more nuanced message and allows candidates — who will know where the votes that put them over the top came from — to receive one.
Why, in 2016, do we even have this convoluted system? We don’t live in the 1800s anymore.
The US should take a serious look at the systematic approach Scotland has taken to boosting turnout and voter engagement. This is what democracy looks like.