More choices, more voices
The City of St. Louis Park uses the ranked-choice voting system for municipal elections to elect mayor and councilmembers. Municipal elections occur in the odd-numbered years.
The ranked-choice voting system was used for the first time in the city in the Nov. 5, 2019 elections to elect the mayor, council member at large A and council member at large B.
What is ranked-choice voting?
Ranked-choice voting (RCV) is a method of voting that allows voters to rank multiple candidates for the same office in order of preference. RCV can only be used to elect the offices of mayor and councilmember. It is not used in elections for the school board, county, state or federal offices. RCV combines the primary and general election into one event in November.
In 2019 voters in St. Louis Park will be able to rank up to three choices for each municipal office on the ballot. School district races will be located on the opposite side of the ballot and will use the traditional voting method, not ranked-choice.
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The city's elections outreach staff will be attending and hosting events throughout the community to help educate resident on elections administration and the ranked-choice voting system. Learn more about elections outreach.