Communists Cheer Ranked-Choice Voting As A Weapon For Defeating Conservatives

Communists Cheer Ranked-Choice Voting As A Weapon For Defeating Conservatives


If discarded ballots, inaccurate election results, and election outcomes that contradict the wishes of voters aren’t enough to make you distrust ranked-choice voting (RCV), then maybe an endorsement from members of America’s communist party will.

On Sunday, Drew Bradley and Ryan Krueger, two members of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA), penned an op-ed calling on the party to consider “ranked choice voting as part of the broad democratic struggle and an aspect of building a stronger Popular Front.” Under RCV, which critics often refer to as “rigged-choice voting,” voters rank candidates in order of preference. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of first-choice votes in the first round of voting, the last-place finisher is eliminated, and his votes are reallocated to the

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