This story in Alaska Public is written by Eric Stone:
Alaska is preparing for its first elections under a new system green-lit by voters last year. Experts who have experience with the system Alaska is implementing have some advice for election administrators: educate and test.
The passage of Ballot Measure 2 made two big changes to the way Alaskans cast ballots in state and federal elections:
First, it did away with party primary elections and replaced them with a single multi-party primary. The top four vote-getters in what some are calling the “tundra primary” will advance to the general election in November.
That’s where the other big change comes in: ranked-choice voting.
Read the full article here.