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Voting for more than one candidate in an election suggested

Some Washington voters in the future could mark their ballots for more than one candidate in local elections, indicating which one they like best. Local governments could choose to use a system known as “ranked choice voting” under a bill heard Wednesday by a House committee.

Congressman in tight race sues over ranked-voting system

Fighting for political survival, Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin joined a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to overturn Maine’s new voting system, used for the first time last week in U.S. House and Senate elections.

Maine’s ranked-choice voting requires some patience

A Republican businessman hoping to succeed Maine’s firebrand GOP governor was the winner in the nation’s first ranked-choice voting primary, but it could take a week for election officials to declare a winner of the Democratic primary.

Zags’ secret to success? They like each other

This isn’t their first rodeo. Gonzaga knows exactly what it’s like to be the No. 1 team in the nation. And when it happened the first time back in 2013, the naysayers couldn’t wait to shake their heads and talk about strength of schedule and whole bunch of other numerologically based hoops hokum that sounds a little like one of those uncomfortable medical tests where you’re told not to eat the night before.