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Americans of All Parties Love RCV

Posted Haly Jungwirth on January 21, 2022
Americans of All Parties Love RCV

Ranked choice voting (RCV) improves representation, increases participation, and improves our democracy. Some may have you believe that RCV is a tool for helping one party over another; however, recent legislation and elections prove that ranked choice voting is a cross-partisan reform with support on both sides of the aisle.

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RCV Day Events Planned Across America

Posted Celia Calhoun on January 20, 2022
RCV Day Events Planned Across America

This Sunday, January 23rd, is RCV Day (1/23)! In states all over the country, people will be mobilizing to spread the word about ranked choice voting. FairVote and Rank The Vote - a national grassroots organizing group - are collaborating to coordinate these efforts nationwide. Check out the events detailed below to learn more about some of the creative ways organizations are spreading the word about RCV and to find out ways to get involved in your state!

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Ranked Choice Voting in the Press

Posted Will Mantell on December 29, 2021
Ranked Choice Voting in the Press

As ranked choice voting’s biggest year yet comes to an end, it’s a great time to take a closer look at RCV and FairVote’s recent media coverage. Is this reform breaking through in the media, as it is at the ballot box?

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The Gerrymandering Wars Heat Up

Posted Will Mantell on December 20, 2021
The Gerrymandering Wars Heat Up

Midway into the 2021-22 redistricting cycle, 25 states have completed their redistricting for U.S. House seats. Another 17 have proposals on the table. And every day, more state legislative maps are being locked into place for the next decade. 

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Clark County puts ranked-choice voting on 2022 ballot

Posted Fairvote Washington on December 09, 2021
Clark County puts ranked-choice voting on 2022 ballot

Yesterday, the Clark County Charter Review Commission voted 11-4 to put ranked-choice voting (RCV) on the 2022 ballot. This makes Clark County the second county in Washington to put RCV on the ballot this year, joining San Juan County. Voters in both counties will have a chance to adopt this better voting method.

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