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Meet the Team: Maya Efrati

Posted by Maya Efrati on October 06, 2016
Meet the Team: Maya Efrati

Usually when I tell people that I chose to go to law school knowing that I didn’t want to be a practicing attorney – the type that goes to court every day and litigates criminal cases, or the kind that writes contracts between multinational companies or small businesses – I get a confused face and a “wait, what?” Yes, that’s right, I respond, I want to work in policy. And I’ve been fortunate enough not only to have that opportunity this year, but to work on policy that sits at the very core of all our other fundamental rights.

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Disappointed, But Still Optimistic

Posted by Jennifer Pae on October 04, 2016
Disappointed, But Still Optimistic

That is what SB 1288 sought to do -- that is, encourage participation by giving more options to more voters for electing a true representative. By depriving cities and counties the choice of which voting method works best for their communities, including an opportunity to use ranked choice voting so that voters have more voice and a greater choice, Governor Brown is making the choice for them.

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