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RCV getting its day in court in Santa Fe

Posted on What's New by Rich Robinson on November 20, 2017
RCV getting its day in court in Santa Fe

A hearing in district court on Tuesday will determine if Santa Fe will be using ranked choice voting in 2018.

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RCV advances in Utah with new, localized bill

Posted on Quick News by Rich Robinson on November 17, 2017
RCV advances in Utah with new, localized bill

Voters in Utah got one step closer to being able to use ranked choice voting to elect their leaders.

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FV activist summit brings together historic gathering of RCV advocates

Posted on What's New by Scott Seibel on November 16, 2017
FV activist summit brings together historic gathering of RCV advocates

We held a two-day activist summit that drew ranked choice voting advocates from across the country... and Canada

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Another Election Day winner: Ranked choice voting in Minneapolis

Posted on Quick News by Rich Robinson on November 10, 2017
Another Election Day winner: Ranked choice voting in Minneapolis

Seems voters and candidates in Minneapolis were really happy with its ranked choice voting system.

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Once again, the people are taking up the fight to bring RCV to Maine

Posted on What's New by Rich Robinson on November 10, 2017
Once again, the people are taking up the fight to bring RCV to Maine

With a legislature looking to repeal Maine's new ranked choice voting law, the people find themselves once again fighting for RCV.

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Thirty-eight proposals for repairing “our badly broken civic life”

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on November 03, 2017
Thirty-eight proposals for repairing “our badly broken civic life”

People are realizing now more than ever that fixing American democracy begins with how politicians are elected into office. The division displayed in our politics today shows the need for reforms that would change politics for the better, including how we elect representatives into office in the first place.

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Voting Defines a Democratic Society

Posted on What's New by Author Maria Perez, Craig O'hare on October 18, 2017
Voting Defines a Democratic Society

Nine years ago, Santa Fe voters overwhelmingly approved changes to the city charter that included a ranked-choice voting election process.

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Why Ranked Choice Voting is the Right Thing for Santa Fe

Posted on What's New by Author Maria Perez on July 14, 2017
Why Ranked Choice Voting is the Right Thing for Santa Fe

For the first time in Santa Fe, New Mexico history, there will be a full-time mayor elected in March of 2018 with additional powers, duties and a higher salary. It is important that the majority of Santa Fe voters elect the new mayor with ranked choice voting (RCV), an electoral reform that was approved by city voters 9 years ago and has yet to be implemented.

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Ranked Choice Voting Remains the Law of the Land in Maine

Posted on What's New by Austin Plier on June 30, 2017
Ranked Choice Voting Remains the Law of the Land in Maine

A bill to repeal Maine’s first-in-the-nation adoption of ranked choice voting for all state races died in the state’s legislature on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017.

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Evaluating the Efficiency Gap as a Measure of Proportionality and Competition

Posted on What's New by Theodore Landsman on May 31, 2017
Evaluating the Efficiency Gap as a Measure of Proportionality and Competition

The “efficiency gap” was first proposed by Stephanopoulos and McGhee in a 2015 paper, and it has emerged as a way to prove evidence of bias that even defenders of distorted maps could not deny.

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