My criticisms of the proposed top-five voting system for Nevada: the open primary still uses single choice plurality voting to determine which candidates advance to the ranked choice voting general election; only five candidates advance to the general election which shifts candidate diversity from the high voter turnout general election to the open primary election. A top-eight or top-ten voting system with a ranked choice voting open primary would be a superior election system. With RCV primaries, the candidates advancing to the general election would have a wider support base.

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"instead of winners determined by gerrymandered districts or the highest campaign spending, or spoiler candidates"

Telling bald-faced LIES is not a good look, Steven.

Out of the 3 problems you cite, RCV only addresses spoiler candidates.

Gerrymandering and campaign finance are orthogonal issues, largely unaffected by voting method, that need to be addressed separately.


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