RCV Democracy Champions

Candidates that Support Ranked Choice Voting Statewide

FairVote Minnesota’s RCV Democracy Champions are candidates who support Ranked Choice Voting in primary and general elections for state and federal offices and would allow local jurisdictions to adopt RCV if they wish.

Select a category below to see which candidates have earned our 2022 RCV Democracy Champion badge!

Governor

Tim Walz

Governor of Minnesota

Peggy Flanagan

Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota

Joyce Lacey

Candidate for Governor

Hugh McTavish

Candidate for Governor

Congress

Dean Phillips

US Representative from Minnesota Congressional District 3

Angie Craig

US Representative from Minnesota Congressional District 2

Ilhan Omar

US Representative from Minnesota Congressional District 5

Minnesota Legislature

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Kent Eken

Senate District 04

Heather Keeler

House District 04A

John Hest

House District 04B

Jen McEwen

Senate District 08

Liz Olson

House District 08A

Alicia Kozlowski

House District 08B

Kari Doory

Senate District 12

Jeremy Vinar

House District 12B

Aric Putnam

Senate District 14

Tami Calhoun

House District 14A

Dan Wolgamott

House District 14B

Aleta Borrud

Senate District 24

Liz Boldon

Senate District 25

Kim Hicks

House District 25A

Lida Casper

House District 25B

Andy Smith

House District 25B

Ashton Ramsammy

HD 32A

Nancy McLean

Senate District 33

Hanna Velento

House District 33A

Hanna Valento

House District 33A

Joe Widmer

House District 33B

Josiah Hill

House District 33B

Carrie Mitchell

House District 33B

John Hoffman

Senate District 34

Brian Raines

House District 34A

Kari Rehrauer

Senate District 35

Zach Stephenson

House District 35A

Heather Gustafson

Senate District 36

Joe Jensen

Senate District 37

Caitlin Cahill

House District 37A

Kristin Bahner

House District 37B

Huldah Hiltsley

Senate District 38

Susan Pha

Senate District 38

Samantha Vang

House District 38B

Mary Kunesh

Senate District 39

Erin Koegel

House District 39A

Sandra Feist

House District 39B

Connie Bernardy

House District 39B

John Marty

Senate District 40

Kelly Moller

House District 40A

Jamie Becker-Finn

House District 40B

Tina Folch

House District 41B

Sharon Sund

Senate District 42

Bonnie Westlin

Senate District 42

Ned Carroll

House District 42A

Ann Rest

Senate District 43

Cedrick Frazier

House District 43A

Mike Freiberg

House District 43B

Leslie Leineman

Senate District 44

Tou Xiong

Senate District 44

Leslie Lienemann

Senate District 44

Peter Fischer

House District 44A

Kelly Morrison

Senate District 45

Ann Johnson Stewart

Senate District 45

Lauren Bresnahan

House District 45A

Dan Goodrich

House District 45B

Larry Kraft

House District 46A

Cheryl Youakim

House District 46B

Nicole Mitchell

Senate District 47

Jen Owens

House District 47A

Glory Seying Yang

House District 47A

Steve Sandell

House District 47B

Dan Kessler

Senate District 48

Steve Cwodzinski

Senate District 49

Laurie Pryor

House District 49A

Alice Mann

Senate District 50

Heather Edelson

House District 50A

Steve Elkins

House District 50B

Andrew Carlson

House District 50B

Melissa Wiklund

Senate District 51

Michael Howard

House District 51A

Nathan Coulter

House District 51B

Dani Indovino Cawley

House District 51B

Jim Carlson

Senate District 52

Liz Reyer

House District 52A

Ruth Richardson

House District 52B

Mary Frances Clardy

House District 53A

Brad Tabke

House District 54A

Lindsey Port

Senate District 55

Jess Hanson

House District 55A

Kaela Berg

House District 55B

Justin Emmerich

Senate District 56

Erin Maye Quade

Senate District 56

Robert Bierman

House District 56A

John Huot

House District 56B

Jackie Craig

Senate District 57

Greg Henningsen

House District 57A

Erin Preese

House District 57B

Kristi Pursell

House District 58A

Esther Agbaje

House District 59B

Kari Dziedzic

Senate District 60

Sydney Jordan

House District 60A

Mohamud Noor

House District 60B

Scott Dibble

Senate District 61

Frank Hornstein

House District 61A

Jamie Long

House District 61B

Omar Fateh

Senate District 62

Aisha Gomez

House District 62A

Hodan Hassan

House District 62B

Zaynab Mohamed

Senate District 63

Yusra Arab

House District 63A

Samantha Sencer-Mura

House District 63A

Kevin Mcdonald

House District 63A

Erin Murphy

Senate District 64

Kaohly Her

House District 64A

Dave Pinto

House District 64B

Sandy Pappas

Senate District 65

Sheigh Freeberg

Senate District 65

Samakab Hussein

House District 65A

Maria Isa Perez Hedges

House District 65B

Anna Botz

House District 65B

Leigh Finke

House District 66A

Yakasah Wehyee

House District 66A

Dave Thomas

House District 66A

Athena Hollins

House District 66B

John Thompson

House District 67A

Hoang Murphy

House District 67A

Liz Lee

House District 67A

Jay Xiong

House District 67B

Local Options Only

The following candidates support a Local Options Measure that would allow local jurisdictions to use Ranked Choice Voting if they wish.

Cheryl Youakim

House District 46B

Nick Frentz

Senate District 18
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