Ranked-choice voting rankles the right people

Those who don’t like Alaska’s new voting system have a couple of choices.

They can go about their divisive path, appealing only to the far sides of issues, and hope that someday they can convince most voters that their way is the only way to life without taxes, liberty without responsibilities and, of course, larger Permanent Fund dividends.

Or they can see the reality that most voters want a better way — consensus, compromise and solutions.

Regardless of what choice they make, ranked-choice voting is coming to the Alaska ballot starting with this year’s August primary election and November ge...


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