Efforts are underway across the state to inform voters about the benefits of ranked choice voting, which would allow voters to rank candidates in the order they prefer them. Voter Choice Massachusetts is advocating for using ranked choice voting in all Massachusetts elections — from school committees to U.S. Senate.
You can learn more at a presentation so-sponsored by the Newton League of Women Voters and the Newton Free Library on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the library.
I understand the benefits of ranked choice voting for state and federal offices but I’ve never thought about it much at the local level. I’m all for anything to encourages more people to vote. Would ranked choice voting change voter engagement in Newton?