What about Ranked-ballots?

Preferential ballots, by and large, all rank candidates on the ballot in some way. But the term “ranked-ballots” is typically associated with IRV initiatives rather than preferential ballots in general.

There is an undertaking afoot, for example, the “Ranked-Ballot Initiative” promoting IRV for Toronto municipal elections.

I emphasize, therefore, the distinction between the Ranked-Pairs method, which uses a preferential, or “ranked,” ballot, and any other so-called Ranked-Ballot proposals.

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