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This lawmaker thinks there’s a better way to vote in crowded races

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Democratic state Rep. Chris deGruy Kennedy, at the Capitol, March 2, 2023.

Ranked choice voting. Maybe you've heard of it. In crowded, non-partisan races (like the mayoral contests in Denver and Colorado Springs), State Rep. Chris deGruy Kennedy (D-Lakewood) thinks it's the best option. Voters aren't forced to choose just one candidate, but instead pick their top choices. Kennedy speaks with Ryan Warner about what's also called instant-runoff voting.