First RCV elections!


Charter Revision Commission puts RCV before NYC voters and the referendum passes with nearly 75% of the vote.

2010 & 2018

Charter Revision Commissions Both explore RCV for local elections but conclude more time is needed to make a decision.


City Council Member Gale Brewer introduces the first Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) bill.


A costly, low turn-out runoff election is held for Public Advocate and Comptroller prompting a debate over the use of runoff elections.