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Ranked-choice voting’s boom in popularity met with aggressive bans in recent years. What is it? And why are the major parties trying to stop it?

*This article was updated Sept. 29 at 4:27 p.m. to correct grammatical errors. Ranked-choice voting continues to grow in popularity — and so have the efforts to ban it. Advocates believe it has the potential to make voting more representative of the majority, ease intense conflicts between political parties and make gerrymandering nearly impossible. Despite […]