Pat O Connor, Minneapolis’s Director of Elections, explains Ranked Choice Voting, and what triggered the hand count in Minneapolis. With light voting, and veteran counters, it should go quickly. Machines in the future, will do the count, but none are currently certified for use here. Light turn-out, and inexperience mean that it may not have really been exploited by the voters this year.
Video by Craig Stellmacher. November 4, 2009.