EXPLAINER: How ranked choice voting works in Alaska

FILE - U.S. House candidate Sarah Palin speaks to the media at her campaign headquarters in South Anchorage, Alaska, after the rank choice ballots were counted on Aug. 31, 2022. Alaska’s races will unfold in the overhauled ranked-choice system. The system had its inaugural election this summer when Democrat Mary Peltola made history by becoming the first Alaska Native to serve in the House and the first woman to win Alaska's sole congressional seat. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)

EXPLAINER: How ranked choice voting works in Alaska