Join Jim and Greg as they welcome the news that after big fundraising numbers and weeks of intense campaigning, that Beto O’Rourke is still well behind Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and hasn’t improved his numbers at all. They also cringe as the National Republican Senatorial Committee shifts resources around to help candidates who have underperformed in their own fundraising. And as Alaska voters head to the polls they give thumbs down to the state’s system of advancing four candidates to the general election and using ranked choice to determine a winner.

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  1. FredGoodhue Coolidge
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    In Virginia, ranked choice voting works well in nomination contests.  As you point out, Glenn Youngkin was a good result.  The problem seems to be when ranked choice voting is used in general elections.

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  2. kedavis Inactive
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    FredGoodhue (View Comment):

    In Virginia, ranked choice voting works well in nomination contests. As you point out, Glenn Youngkin was a good result. The problem seems to be when ranked choice voting is used in general elections.

    So, ranked choice voting works when picking within a side, but not when picking between two sides.

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