A lawyer who argued in favor of the law said the decision provided clarity for voters and candidates. Lawyer Ken Jacobus, who argued against the law, said he doesn’t think there’s any way to appeal it further.
Unless the justices strike it down, Alaskans will engage in ranked choice voting in November.
In all but a few races, it would take hundreds of ballots that hadn’t previously been announced to change results.
Fewer than 100 votes could have made the difference in two races in the Kenai area.