In St Paul a Majority Result with a Minority People Ranking Their Vote. In Minneapolis Just the Opposite

In St Paul a Majority Result with a Minority People Ranking Their Vote, In Minneapolis Just the Opposite

The participation rate in Ranked Voting in St Paul shows less than 50% of the people used the system.  Yesterday, 54.36% of the voters did not rank their vote. The rejection of the opportunity shows the following:

Total voters on the          1st ballot                  61,641

2nd ballot              28,135                   45.64%

3rd ballot              20,454                   33.18%

4th ballot                9,909                   16.08%

5th ballot                5,447                   08.84%

6th ballot                3,539                     5.74%

In Minneapolis, the numbers were more robust.

Total voters on the          1st ballot               103,503

2nd ballot                91,513                 88.42%

3rd ballot                77,516                 74.89%

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