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How ranked choice voting leads to fair representation in Oscar nominations

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on January 24, 2018
How ranked choice voting leads to fair representation in Oscar nominations

The Academy uses ranked choice voting to select the award for Best Picture at the Oscars to ensure broad support for the winning film.

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Thinking "Outside the Vox" on Best Picture and Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on February 20, 2017
Thinking

Ranked choice voting is a smart system for the Oscars to use after increasing its number of Best Picture nominees. It's not rewarding mediocrity, but at least making sure that the "passion vote" is backed up with a majority vote.

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Improving our Antiquated Elections with Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on January 03, 2017
Improving our Antiquated Elections with Ranked Choice Voting

Looking forward, American politics is at a tipping point. Our current system simply isn’t working, and all trends suggest it will keep getting worse. Maine shows that voters are ready for change, and reformers are planning city and state campaigns for RCV across the nation. Now is the time to think big – and rank the vote.

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