Max voting unites us. It incentivizes all candidates to align their political platforms as closely as possible with the majority opinion.
Ranked voting election results reveal little about voter desires. Consider a ranked voting result in a race between four candidates.
The MO is what you most desire, what you most want. Not “you” personally, but “you” collectively. It is what the group, the team, the nation most desires.
The debate was not about the value of ranked voting over the current plurality voting system, but instead, its value compared to STAR Voting.
Oregon Senate Bill 791 and 343 seek to establish ranked-choice voting as the default voting system in Oregon, receiving open testimony on 16 March.