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Kurtis Lee

Kurtis Lee is a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, who frequently reports on the nation's debate over guns, the evolution of marijuana legalization and how Trump administration policies are affecting states. He's filed reports from the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., chronicled Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and explored issues surrounding voter ID laws. Prior to joining The Times in August 2014, Lee worked for three years at the Denver Post where he covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting. He’s a Colorado native and a graduate of Temple University.
Here's how a controversial voting system will decide a congressional race in Maine

For the first time in U.S. history, a controversial voting system known as “ranked choice” is being used to decide a federal election.It’s happening in Maine, which adopted the system in 2016.Rather than marking a single candidate, each voter ranks them all, assigning a first-place vote, a second...

Here's how a controversial voting system will decide a congressional race in Maine

A competitive congressional race in Maine is likely to come down the state's new "ranked choice" voting system. Ranked choice, where voters rank multiple candidates in order of preference, is often used in municipal elections nationwide — not congressional battles.

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