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How to navigate ranked-choice voting in Maine

When Mainers go to the polls Tuesday, they’ll make Maine the first state in nation to use ranked-choice voting in statewide and congressional primary elections.

At the same time, they’ll decide whether to put use of the voting method on pause — perhaps dealing a fatal blow that could end its use for good.

[Everything you need to know about ranked-choice voting]

The Committee on Ranked-Choice Voting and the Maine Secretary of State’s Office have been conducting public education campaigns so Mainers will know what to expect in the voting booth.

We’ve written about it often since a citizen initiative placed the question on the November 2016 state ballot. You can read all about ranked-choice voting in Maine by clicking here.

The Fiddlehead Focus/St. John Valley Times is pleased to feature content from our sister company, Bangor Daily News. To read the rest of “How to navigate ranked-choice voting in Maine,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Christopher Cousins, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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