Charter Amendment No. 161, the proposal to use Instant Runoff Voting in elections in City of Minneapolis municipal offices, passed on November 7, 2006 and was certified by a canvass of the Minneapolis City Council on November 13, 2006. See Results Archive.
The City’s goal is to implement IRV for the next municipal election which is scheduled to take place in November of 2009. Please check back for additional information on implementation of IRV after January 1, 2007.
Meanwhile, to learn more about IRV please see Committee and Council reports concerning IRV:
March 10, 2006 Council Resolution creating Task Force
May 9, 2006 IRV Task Force Report to the City Council
July 21, 2006 IRV Report (#1) to Elections Committee
August 4, 2006 IRV Report (#2) to Elections Committee
Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) for ballot language and actions prior to the election
Last updated Apr. 4, 2012