Webinar Series

The Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center launched its RCV webinar series on May 31. On this page, you can find links to videos and resources for each of our past webinars. We'd love to hear from you if you have questions or comments about any of our webinars, or suggestions for future webinars. Email us at info@rankedchoicevoting.org or visit our Contact Us page to get in touch.

Webinars

 

Introduction to the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center & RCVRC Compilation

A brief webinar introducing our team, our website, and our Compilation of Ranked Choice Voting Resources and Model Practices.

Recording (37 Minutes)

Download the Compilation to follow along with the webinar. 

ABCs of RCV

In this webinar, participants will learn why jurisdictions have adopted ranked choice voting (RCV), and election officials will learn about administering an RCV election, including tips on voter and community outreach techniques.

Recording (41 Minutes)

ABCs of RCV Post-Webinar Questions and Answers

History of Ranked Choice Voting in the United States

Interest in ranked choice voting has grown exponentially, but this voting method is not new to the elections scene. Its history dates back to the mid-1800s.

In this webinar hosted by the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center, learn more about the evolution of ranked choice voting (RCV) from Jack Santucci, a recent Georgetown University Ph.D. whose dissertation (and book project) explored the rise and fall of multi-winner ranked choice in 24 American cities, 1915-62. Chris Hughes, FairVote's Staff Attorney, will also provide insight on RCV's history.

Recording (47 minutes, including Q&A)

History of Ranked Choice Voting in the United States Questions and Answers

Usability Webinar 1: Designing Ballots for RCV

The Center for Civic Design partnered with the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center and FairVote last year to conduct the first phase of a usability study regarding ranked choice voting. This webinar explores RCV ballot designs.

Recording (48 minutes, including Q&A)

Designing Ballots for RCV Questions and Answers

Handout: RCV Design Principles and Guidelines Report

Usability Webinar 2: Voting Systems Capability and RCV

In this webinar, the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center outlines the RCV capability of voting systems in the U.S. and relates capability to the ballot designs presented in the previous webinar presented by the Center for Civic Design.

Recording (49 minutes, including Q&A)

Voting Systems Capability and RCV Questions and Answers

Handouts: Implementing RCV Statewide Memo and Table of RCV Voting System Capability

Usability Webinar 3: Designing Voter Education & Results Presentation for RCV

The Center for Civic Design partnered with the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center and FairVote last year to conduct the first phase of a usability study regarding ranked choice voting. This webinar explores best practices for presenting voter education information and RCV election results.

Recording (45 minutes, including Q&A)

Designing Voter Education and Results Presentation for RCV Questions and Answers

Handout: RCV Design Principles and Guidelines Report