Definition of instant runoff voting in English:

instant runoff voting

Line breaks: in|stant run¦off vot¦ing

noun

chiefly US
  • another term for alternative vote.
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    • He said his party is interested in electoral change that empowers voters, such as instant runoff voting, which would allow voters to rank their top choices for a political office.
    • We should push states to require majority winners through instant runoff voting.
    • In March, San Francisco voted to become the first American city to implement instant runoff voting for its major local elections.

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