| Eli Newman | WKAR Public Media |

Ranked-choice voting is getting support from residents in East Lansing. Voters narrowly approved a ballot question seeking to revise the city’s electoral process when selecting new members of the City Council.

With the Ingham County Clerk reporting 100% of the unofficial results from city precincts, 52.5% of East Lansing’s ballots were cast in favor of ranked-choice.

A broader campaign

Voters in Royal Oak and Kalamazoo approved similar measures Tuesday amid a broader campaign to bring ranked-choice voting to Michigan. State election law currently bars ranked-choice voting in any jurisdiction regardless of the election results.

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