How are overseas voters, including U.S. military personnel who are stationed abroad, impacted by ranked choice voting?

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Ranked choice voting allows overseas voters, including U.S. military personnel who are stationed abroad, to participate fully in elections back home. Alabama, Arkansas, South Carolina and Louisiana use ranked choice ballots to enfranchise overseas voters.

Not all reforms allow overseas voters to participate fully in the democratic process. Actual runoff elections disenfranchise overseas voters, including U.S. military personnel, because there is not enough time to get them a ballot and have it returned.

Ranked choice voting allows our troops stationed abroad to participate fully in elections.

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