Basalt, CO Instant Runoff Voting for Mayor

From Green Policy
Jump to: navigation, search


Basalt, CO, US

Loading map...

Type: Charter Amendment

Status: Adopted by voters on 11/5/02

Source File: http://www.colocode.com/basalt/basalt_00a.pdf

Text:

(Note: Voters approved a Home Rule Charter of which IRV was but one part. The section covering IRV is printed below.)

Section 2.8 Instant Runoff Voting for Mayor

For election of the Mayor, if more than two (2) candidates are running for that office, the Town shall use a procedure for instant runoff voting. The ballot shall provide a means for voters to rank all of the candidates for Mayor in order of preference. If any candidate receives a majority of all first-choice votes cast, then that individual shall be elected as Mayor. If no candidate receives a majority of first-choice votes, then the candidate receiving the fewest first-choice votes shall be declared defeated. For each ballot that listed the defeated candidate as a first choice, the second choice shall then be counted as a first choice for that ballot. If one candidate has still not received a majority of first-choice votes, then the candidate with the next-fewest first-choice votes shall be declared defeated, and the ballots for that candidate shall again be recounted based on the next choice in order on such ballots. This process shall continue until one candidate has received the majority of votes cast and counted as provided herein, and that person shall be elected Mayor.

Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Log in / Create Account
GreenPolicy360
About Our Network
Daily Green Stories
GreenPolicy360 Updates
Navigation
Green Graphics
GreenPolicy Social Media
Going Green
Earthviews
New Visions of Security
Strategic Demands
Countries & Maps
Digital360
GrnPolicy Reviews
Eco-Education
Online Legis Info (U.S.)
Wiki Ballotpedia (U.S.)
Wiki Politics (U.S.)
Wikimedia Platform
Green News/Dailies
Green News Services (En)
Green Zines (En)
Green Lists @Wikipedia
Climate Action Headlines
Climate Litigation Databases
Climate Agreement / INDCs
Climate Misinformation
Wikipedia on Climate
GrnNews Reddit Daily
Fact-Checking News Sites
GreenPolicy360 & Science
Identify Nature's Creatures
Climate Change - NASA
Ecolivia
Tools