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Voter Error in Top Two Primary Can Be Far Higher than in RCV Races
- Posted: August 12, 2014
- Author(s): Eli Hanson-Metayer, Rob Richie
- Categories: Ranked Choice Voting, Home, FairVote
You might think that nothing could be easier than voting for one candidate in an election, but analysis of voter error in California’s Top Two primary system shows surprisingly high rates of invalidated ballots in such vote-for-one elections; much higher than the normal error rate in elections conducted by ranked choice voting.