In Action

Instant runoff voting is used by governments in the United States and abroad for both local and national elections. Here are examples of IRV elections, as well as a list of jurisdictions where IRV is used.. 

Where IRV is Used


Exit Polls

Exit poll data indicate that voters who have used IRV tend to like it and find it easy to use. View the results in this section. 

Campaigns for IRV

IRV has had a successful history of implementation by ballot measure in the United States, including at least one victory each November between 2004 and 2010.. Click to see ballot measure results and view an archive of IRV campaign materials.

IRV legislation in the United States

Many state and local governments have debated legislaitonto introduce IRV. See where IRV might be implemented next.