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St. Louis Park could be the third city in Minnesota to adopt ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on April 17, 2018
St. Louis Park could be the third city in Minnesota to adopt ranked choice voting

Last fall Minnesota’s two largest cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, held very successful ranked choice voting elections. Now, St. Louis Park could be the state’s next municipality to elect local candidates with RCV.

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Canada’s Conservative Party used ranked choice voting to pick new leader

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on March 26, 2018
Canada’s Conservative Party used ranked choice voting to pick new leader

Canada’s most populated province, Ontario, recently used ranked choice voting (RCV) to determine the next leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative race.

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Carnegie analysis: Fractured US democracy can be restored with electoral reforms like ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on March 15, 2018
Carnegie analysis: Fractured US democracy can be restored with electoral reforms like ranked choice voting

Recent Carnegie Endowment report outline several electoral changes including proportional representation and ranked choice voting that would go a long way in healing the nation’s broken politics.

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Only thing keeping Sarasota from a RCV election is state-certified voting software… and it’s coming

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on March 13, 2018
Only thing keeping Sarasota from a RCV election is state-certified voting software… and it’s coming

More than a decade ago, voters in Sarasota, Fla. overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative approving the implementation of ranked choice voting with 77.6 percent supporting the measure.

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Reform news round-up 3/9/18

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on March 09, 2018
Reform news round-up 3/9/18

Read what's happening in democracy today around ranked choice voting

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Rice University picks a Student Association president with ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on March 09, 2018
Rice University picks a Student Association president with ranked choice voting

Most recently, Lovett College at Rice University in Houston used RCV, allowing student voters to rank candidates in order of preference.

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Santa Clara, Calif. could adopt ranked choice voting this June

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on February 23, 2018
Santa Clara, Calif. could adopt ranked choice voting this June

Former members of the city's Charter Review Committee laid out the case for voters to support the reform

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Reform news round-up 2/23/18

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on February 23, 2018
Reform news round-up 2/23/18

Read what's happening in democracy this week around #RankedChoiceVoting

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What’s happening in Democracy (2-16-18-edition)

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on February 16, 2018
What’s happening in Democracy (2-16-18-edition)

Read what's happening in democracy today around #RankedChoiceVoting

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Maine’s primary election is a lot more important than you think

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on February 13, 2018
Maine’s primary election is a lot more important than you think

In a Vox piece, Lee Drutman says the upcoming election is a crucial one for proponents of electoral reform in the U.S.

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