Election Administration
Due the growing popularity of IRV, a number of jurisdictions have made the switch to running ranked choice elections or are now in the transition process. This has created a number of best practices that can be helpful to other jurisdictions getting ready for IRV. Jurisdictions large and small are using new voting equipment, upgrades to existing equipment, hand counts or a combination of these methods to run efficient IRV elections at reasonable costs. Use the links at left for more information.

Read FairVote's analysis of nine options (including hybrid machine/handcount procedures) for conducting statewide IRV elections in Vermont

[Guidelines for conducting ranked choice elections (.pdf - 124kB)]

[Report on IRV and Election Integrity (pdf)]