Imagine a country where only those in the big cities picked the president, a country where rural and middle America had virtually no voice. Sound like a nightmare? A well-funded campaign from the left, is 72% of the way to making that nightmare real.
RCV’s signature promise is to deliver candidates that win true electoral majorities. But RCV’s version of “majority rule” is a mirage rendered by throwing out ballots and redistributing votes between candidates. In fact, so many ballots can be thrown out that winners sometimes do not secure a majority of the total votes cast in an election.