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While we wait for absentee ballots to help determine the will of New York City voters from last Tuesday’s election, there is one clear winner: ranked choice voting. According to an exit poll conducted by Edison Research for Common Cause NY and Rank the Vote NYC, 77% of NYC voters want Ranked Choice Voting to be used in future local elections, including large majorities of people across gender, age, ethnic and borough lines.Read More
On Friday, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8) reintroduced the Fair Representation Act in Congress. The FRA addresses the root causes of polarization and gridlock by giving American voters across the political spectrum the power to elect their preferred candidates with a three-pronged reform:Read More
On Thursday, June 3, the Clearwater City Council voted to include ranked choice voting (RCV) on the March 2022 ballot. This 4-1 vote determined that the people of Clearwater, Florida will likely be allowed the decision to switch to RCV for future municipal electionsRead More