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J. Reuben Clark Law School

341 East Campus Drive

Provo, UT 84602

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This year, two Utah County municipalities—Payson and Vineyard—will pilot ranked choice voting. Join Emerging Leaders Initiative of Utah and the BYU Law School Government & Politics Legal Society to learn more about this voting system works and how this system may expand to additional cities throughout Utah.

Hear from experts including Rep. Marc Roberts (who sponsored the ranked choice voting bill in 2018), Utah County Clerk Amelia P. Gardner and Vineyard Mayor Julie Fullmer on how ranked choice voting works, how it eliminates the “spoiler effect” and the pros & cons of implementation.

WHAT: Ranked Choice Voting 101
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 16
6:30-8 p.m.
WHERE: J. Reuben Clark Law School
341 E Campus Drive
Provo, UT 84602
COST: Free

Grab your free ticket. Enjoy light refreshments. Bring your friends, classmates, co-workers and neighbors. See you there!

The event is free, but pre-registration is required.

HISTORY OF RANKED CHOICE VOTING
On March 13, 2018, Governor Gary Herbert signed Utah House Bill 35 (HB0035) allowing municipalities to pilot ranked choice voting or instant runoff voting.

The bill passed with an overwhelming majority of 22-0 in the Senate, 67-3 in House; 11-1 in interim committee, and 7-0 in Senate Government Operations.

House Bill 35 allows municipal elections to use ranked choice voting. The pilot runs from 2019 to 2026. Two cities—Payson and Vineyard—will use ranked choice voting in their 2019 elections.

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