Author: Chuck Broerman

Chuck Broerman is the El Paso County, Colorado clerk and recorder.

Throughout the country, including here in Colorado, special interests are promoting new voting systems that would change the way we conduct our elections. Among these reforms is a new voting system called ranked-choice voting (RCV). A bill to implement RCV in Colorado has potential to be debated this session in the state legislature and a ballot initiative campaign is waiting for the secretary of state’s approval before signature gathering commences. Pro-reform groups are undoubtedly preparing to spend large sums of money convincing Coloradans that RCV is the best voting system we could employ. Before this course of action begins, I…

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