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Say ‘no’ to IRV

Dear Editor:

Over 20 percent of the voters “bullet voted” in the May 2009 election, which was the first time Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) was used in Aspen. If IRV is used again in May 2011 so many voters will bullet vote that the IRV system will not work.

Please vote “yes” on 2B, and let’s return to the traditional runoff election system that the community knows and trusts. Voters in Burlington, Vt., recently voted to replace IRV with the traditional runoff election system, and we should do the same.



Millard Zimet

Aspen


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