Morgan Chance

Outreach Fellow

Morgan Chance

Morgan Chance is an Outreach Fellow with FairVote. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and English.  At the University of Tennessee, Morgan served as an Ambassador and Scholar with the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. As a Baker Ambassador, Morgan worked with the Knox County Election Commission to make the Baker Center an early voting and election day polling location for the 2016 Presidential Election. She also helped to register over 2400 students to vote before the presidential election.  As a Baker Scholar, Morgan spent two years researching how voter identification laws have affected voters between the ages of 18 and 24 in Indiana, Kansas, and Tennessee.

Outside of the University of Tennessee, Morgan served as an intern for the Shelby County Election Commission, registering voters and working with the Administrator of Elections on precinct consolidation. She also served as an election official for the Election Commission for the 2016 State Primary and Shelby County General Election.  When she is not talking about voting, you can find Morgan listening to her favorite band, Disturbed, or listening to her favorite comedian, John Mulaney. She is very excited to join the FairVote staff and work with people who care just as much about voting and elections as she does.



Posts by Morgan Chance

The battle for ranked choice voting continues in Memphis

Posted on May 14, 2018

Save IRV Memphis, a bipartisan citizen’s group fighting to bring ranked choice voting, also known as instant runoff voting (IRV), to Memphis, Tennessee, held a press conference to launch its campaign to fight the IRV repeal amendment on the ballot this November.

Positive Steps Forward in Tennessee

Posted on March 19, 2018

The people of Tennessee want ranked choice voting adopted for their elections. Ranked choice voting is a simple, yet powerful change that can be made to give voters a stronger voice in elections.

Learn about ranked choice voting legislation with new webinar

Posted on January 03, 2018

Recently, the Ranked Choice Voting Resource Center (RCVRC) hosted a webinar on RCV legislation. I was joined by Karen Brinson Bell and Gary Bartlett to present the different legislative proposals to adopt RCV, sample ballot language and the approval process for RCV.

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