See How Ranked Choice Voting Works

Ranked Choice Voting allows you to rank up to three candidates for each municipal office. Use the demonstration ballot below to practice using Ranked Choice Voting, then click "vote" to see how the votes are counted.

Let's say we're electing a city park for mayor. Rank your top three choices in the columns below, by moving from left to right. Your ballot will count for your 2nd choice only if your 1st choice is eliminated, and it will count for your 3rd choice only if your first two choices are eliminated.

NOTE: On Election Day, you'll be filling in ovals on a paper ballot, just like any other election year.

Here's how to rank your choices on the ballot:

Mayor Rank your first, second and third choices in the columns below. One to be elected.

Make your first choice in this column

1

1st Choice

Select one

  • Parks Party
  • Parks United
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party

Make your second choice in this column

2

2nd Choice, if any. Must be DIFFERENT from your first choice.

Select one

  • Parks Party
  • Parks United
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party

Make your third choice in this column

3

3rd Choice, if any. Must be DIFFERENT from your 1st and 2nd choice.

Select one

  • Parks Party
  • Parks United
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party
  • Parks Party

Once you've selected your top 3 choices press vote: