Places in the US that use Ranked-Choice Voting

Ranked-Choice Voting is a different way to elect public officials that gives voters a stronger voice and delivers more proportional outcomes. Countries across the world, including Australia, Malta, and Ireland use it to choose their candidates. But can you name the places in the US that have made the switch?
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Last updated: November 18, 2020
First submittedJune 10, 2020
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In use for all voters
Maine
Benton County, Oregon
Portland, Maine
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Takoma Park, MD
St. Paul, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Basalt, Colorado
Carbondale, Colorado
Telluride, Colorado
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Vineyard, Utah
Payson, Utah
San Leandro, California
San Francisco, California
Oakland, California
Berkeley, California
Eastpointe, Michigan
Approved; set to be implemented before 2022
Alaska
Albany, California
Amherst, Massachusetts
Bloomington, Minnesota
Boulder, Colorado
Easthampton, Massachusetts
Eureka, California
Minnetonka, Minnesota
New York City
Palm Desert, California
 
Used for 2020 presidential primaries
Hawaii
Kansas
Wyoming
Nevada
Approved; awaiting implementation
Davis, California
Memphis, Tennessee
Sarasota, Florida
Ferndale, Michigan
 
Used for military & overseas voters
South Carolina
Mississippi
Alabama
Arkansas
Louisiana
Springfield, Illinois
 
Used for party caucuses
Texas
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Level 71
Nov 18, 2020
Updated 11/18/2020: Ranked-choice voting initiatives were on the ballot in seven jurisdictions in November of 2020: six of those passed, and are now reflected in the quiz. Additionally, one jurisdiction that had previously adopted RCV used it for the first time in 2020. Lastly, Vancouver, WA has been removed. Three other Washington jurisdictions have recently passed laws similar to Vancouver's, none of which are actionable without a state law change. Ultimately, it does not make sense to list these, as RCV is not really awaiting implementation until the state law is updated.
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Level 71
Jun 10, 2020
Even before clicking the link I had a feeling this was your quiz. This is cool.
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Level 62
Jun 10, 2020
Can NYC be a type-in for New York City?
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Level 65
Jun 10, 2020
Only two suggestions for this is what ChineseChen said and that Berkeley is slightly misplaced to the north side of the Bay