| Connor Gillette | The Eagle |

An initiative to allow ranked-choice voting in D.C. elections will appear on the Nov. 5 ballot for D.C. voters.

The ballot measure for ranked-choice voting is known as Initiative 83, which the organization Make All Votes Count DC proposed. Ranked-choice voting has been used in over 50 city elections across the country and statewide elections in Alaska and Maine.

We deserve a better system.

Lisa D.T. Rice, a political strategist and the official proposer of the initiative, hopes that young voters will be excited to rank their choices.

“We deserve a better system. Our current system consistently benefits entrenched politicians with deep pockets; very much not serving the younger demographic,” Rice said.

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