To mark the ballot for your first-choice candidate – the person who you would most like to see win the office – simply fill in the oval next to their name in the “1st Choice” column. If you wish to rank some or all of the remaining candidates in order of your preference, you may do so, or you can choose to vote for only your first choice. To mark a candidate as your second choice, fill in the oval next to their name in the “2nd Choice” column, and so on.
You can find additional resources and details about ranked-choice voting on the Department of the Secretary of State RCV Resources page, http://maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/rcv.html.
Source: Maine Department of the Secretary of State, September 2020.
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