How does Ranked Choice Voting work in NYC?

In special elections and primaries, New York City has used ranked choice voting since 2021. Although it has exited for nearly 800 years and is used in a number of voting systems around the world, most elections in the United States still use “first past the post.” What is ranked choice voting? What does it mean for NYC?

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