New York City’s attempt to use “Ranked Choice Voting” for the June 2021 mayoral primaries has been a total disaster. (See here, for example.) I warned about this problem last year when I discussed “Quadratic Voting” in this blog post. Admittedly, Quadratic Voting is more exotic and complex than Ranked Choice Voting, but either way, the main lesson here is that voting systems need to be simple, not perfect.
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