GOAL:  To have Kansas City, Missouri adopt Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) for Kansas City Council and Mayoral elections.


·        To gain public support for IRV

·        To gain the support of Kansas City Councilors and Mayor for IRV

·        To amend the Kansas City Charter to use IRV in local elections by placing an initiative on the ballot

·        To fully implement IRV in Kansas City for local elections


·        Build the case for using IRV in Kansas City elections

·        Understand the legal issues surrounding adoption of IRV in Kansas City

·        Educate the public about the value of ranked choice voting for Kansas City

·        Inform the media about IRV and the efforts to adopt it in Kansas City

·        Get endorsements from other organizations

·        Gain the support of community leaders

·        Gain the support of KC Councilors and KC Mayor

·        Draft an amendment to revise the KC Charter to use IRV for City Council and Mayoral elections

·        Have the KC Charter amendment placed on the ballot either by petition or City Council vote

·        Campaign to ensure the KC Charter amendment is passed

·        Work with the Kansas City Election Board to accept and prepare for IRV