Maine GOP must use ranked-choice voti...

Maine GOP must use ranked-choice voting in primary, judge rules

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the Maine Republican Party's last-ditch bid to decide its primaries by a plurality of votes, ensuring that both parties will use ranked-choice voting in four different races in the June election. The 20-page decision from U.S. District Court Judge Jon D. Levy was the last legal hurdle that Maine's voter-approved ranked-choice voting system had to clear before the June 12 primaries, where an open governor's seat attracted seven Democratic candidates and four Republicans.

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