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Over 10,000 Vote in UC Berkeley Ranked Choice Voting Election

by Ej Marin

From April 10th-12th, the University of California, Berkeley elected its student government using ranked choice voting.

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Amherst College Uses Ranked Choice Voting to Select New Mascot

by Ej Marin

From March 20-31, 9,295 Amherst College alumni, students, faculty, and staff used ranked choice voting to select a new mascot. The crowded slate of candidates included the Fighting Poets, the Mammoths, Purple & White, the Valley Hawks, and the Wolves.

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FairVote Submits Testimony Supporting Rhode Island Ranked Choice Voting Bill

by Ethan Fitzgerald

Today, the Rhode Island House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on House Joint Resolution 5513, which would initiate a constitutional amendment process to adopt ranked choice voting in elections for state legislative and executive positions.

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