Washington, D.C. City Council Bills for Instant Runoff Voting, and Letting Voters Change Affiliation on Primary Day

David Grosso, a city councilmember in Washington, D.C., has introduced this bill to use Instant Runoff Voting in city partisan elections, for both the primary and general. The bill doesn’t have a bill number yet.

He has also introduced a bill to let independent voters join a party on primary day, giving them an opportunity to vote in partisan primaries. Current law does not permit voters to change from independent status to membership in a party during the 30 days preceding a primary.

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