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On Friday, the Fairfax County (Virginia) Democratic Party endorsed its nominee for an upcoming special election to fill an at-large position on the School Board. Democrats winnowed down the broad field of six candidates using ranked choice voting.Read More
In 2013, the Supreme Court nullified a much-needed part of the VRA in Shelby County v. Holder. Today, the Voting Rights Advancement Act was reintroduced in Congress. The bill would restore Section 5 of the VRA, establishing a new formula for determining which states would be covered.Read More
On Saturday, the Massachusetts Democratic Party adopted a new platform, including an amendment supporting ranked choice voting. This echoes a long history of support for ranked choice voting in the state.Read More