Campaigns for IRV

Examples of Ballot Measure Victories (2002-2010)

Year Location Percentage Success
2002 San Francisco, CA 55.5% Favored IRV
2002 Basalt, CO 74.4% Favored IRV
2004 Berkeley, CA 72.2% Favored IRV
2004 Ferndale, MI 69.75% Favored IRV
2005 Takoma Park, MD 83.6% Favored IRV
2005 Burlington, VT* 64.5% Favored IRV
2006 Davis, CA 55.4% Favored IRV
2006 Minneapolis, MN 64.9% Favored IRV
2006 Oakland, CA 68.6% Favored IRV
2007 Sarasota, Fl. 77.6% Favored IRV
2007 Springfield, IL 91% Favored IRV for Military and Overseas Voters
2007 Aspen, CO* 76.6% Favored IRV
2008 Santa Fe, NM 65% Favored IRV
2008 Telluride, CO 67% Favored IRV
2008 Memphis, TN
71% Favored IRV
2009 St. Paul, MN
52.5% Favored IRV
2010 Portland, ME 52.3% Favored IRV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


* Have since adopted two-round runoff systems.

IRV has also been passed for all overseas and military voters in most runoffs in Arkansas, Louisiana and South Carolina. Charter amendments authorizing it have passed in jurisdictions such as San Leandro (CA), Santa Clara County (CA) and Vancouver (WA). It was adopted in Pierce County (WA)as a charter amendment with 53% in 2006, upheld with 67% in 2007 and discontinued in 2009.

IRV Campaign Website Archive