Can I still vote for just one candidate?

Yes! You can still vote for just your 1st- choice candidate. However, ranking other candidates does not harm your 1st choice. If your 1st and only choice is eliminated, your vote will have no influence on the outcome of the election. This is often referred to as an “exhausted ballot”.

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1. When can I expect results in ranked choice voting elections?
2. Does ranking multiple candidates mean I have multiple votes?
3. What is ranked choice voting?
4. Can I rank my favorite candidate more than once?
5. Can I still vote for just one candidate?
6. Can I write in a candidate?
7. What is plurality voting?
8. What happens if I give a candidate multiple rankings?
9. How do I mark a ballot?
10. How are the votes counted?
11. Where can I find official election results?
12. Am I allowed to rank only one candidate?
13. Do I have to rank every candidate?
14. What if there are only two candidates?
15. Will I know the winner on Election Night?