Voices & Choices

'How to prevent another Fall River recall election pitfall'

'How to prevent another Fall River recall election pitfall'

This week's media hits include a Boston Globe staff editorial endorsing ranked choice voting to protect against unrepresentative outcomes like that of the Fall River mayor race, plus the case for RCV for St. Louis primaries and New Hampshire's presidential nominations.

Press hits

Mayor of Fall River is ousted and re-elected at the same time The New York Times
Leaders with Voter Choice Massachusetts call for ranked choice voting after unrepresentative outcome in Fall River mayor race 

A new way to vote could open up the pivotal New Hampshire primary OZY
Details history and existing use of ranked choice voting amid considerations of implementing for New Hampshire’s presidential primary

What Mainers really think of ranked choice voting Bangor Daily News (ME)
Highlights bipartisan support for ranked choice voting as shown through a Bangor Daily News and FairVote exit poll after the November 2018 election

Opinion

How to prevent another Fall River recall election pitfall The Boston Globe
Editorial board calls for ranked choice voting to protect against unrepresentative outcomes like that of Fall River mayor election

Correira wins race to replace himself Commonwealth Magazine
Editorial highlighting Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correira’s controversial re-election as a clear case for ranked choice voting

When just 202 voters can pick a Pa. Congressman, that’s a problem The Philadelphia Inquirer
Political analyst with Third Way endorses ranked choice voting as a more fair, inclusive and democratic way to fill vacancies through special elections

For fairer elections and better outcomes, Chicago needs this reform now Crain’s Business News
Columnist calls for ranked choice voting to improve Chicago’s mayoral election

Democrats’ identity crisis and ranked choice voting St. Louis American
Column backing ranked choice voting to avoid split votes and create representative outcomes in St. Louis’ crowded Democratic primaries

 

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