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This all becomes even more interesting when one considers that voters, under IRV, would have no incentive to force themselves to choose the "lesser evil.
If Greens are going to build a genuine political alternative they will have to rediscover IRV.
In Ferndale, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, 69% of voters amended the charter to provide for IRV election of the mayor and City Council pending the purchase of compatible equipment.
Used for major elections in Australia, Ireland and Great Britain, IRV ensures that candidates win with majority support.
So far, IRV would only allow for a simple majority for the current winner.
John Vasconcellos, Deirdre Alpert, Sheila Kuehl, Jack Scott and Jackie Speier - that would establish IRV in California elections.