Mission

GOAL: To have Kansas City, Missouri adopt Ranked Choice Voting (RCV), also known as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), for Kansas City Council and Mayoral elections.

Objectives:

· To gain public support for RCV

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

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

· To fully implement RCV in Kansas City for local elections

Strategy:

· Build the case for using RCV in Kansas City elections

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

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

· Inform the media about RCV 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 RCV 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 RCV