As politics grow ever more polarized in America and legislative political gridlock remains commonplace, it becomes apparent that the fault lies within our current electoral system. Our plurality, winner-take-all system fosters and rewards the sort of behavior that has turned politics into an blood sport rather than the honest, constructive, issue-oriented dialogue our country needs.
Instituting Ranked Choice Voting can fix that. Now is the time for change.
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