Maine will use ranked choice voting in the 2020 general election for president, meaning voters will…
Maine will use ranked choice voting in the 2020 general election for president, meaning voters will be able to rank candidates in order of preference instead of choosing just one. This eliminates the opportunity that a 3rd party or independent candidate could "spoil" the results in Maine by awarding the states electoral votes to a candidate opposed by a majority of voters.
Maine will use ranked-choice voting in next year’s presidential election — but not the 2020 primaries
Gov. Janet Mills said Friday she would delay action on a bill passed by Maine lawmakers last month to expand ranked-choice voting to presidential elections.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.