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DC Leaders Praise Proposed RCV VOICE Amendment Act

Posted Gabriella Lewis on August 03, 2021
DC Leaders Praise Proposed RCV VOICE Amendment Act

On July 14, Washington DC Councilmember Christina Henderson introduced the Voter Ownership, Integrity, Choice, and Equity (VOICE) Amendment Act of 2021 alongside colleagues Charles Allen, Brianne K. Nadeau, Brooke Pinto, Mary M. Cheh, Elissa Silverman, and Janeese Lewis George. If passed, the VOICE Amendment Act would implement ranked choice voting (RCV) by 2024. Last Wednesday, DC leaders assembled with Rank the Vote DC to share why they believe the VOICE Amendment Act is crucial for the future of DC voting.

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Ranked choice voting bill introduced in the nation’s capital

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on July 15, 2021
Ranked choice voting bill introduced in the nation’s capital

On July 14, Councilmember Christina Henderson introduced the VOICE Amendment Act in Washington, DC’s city council. If passed, it would implement ranked choice voting (RCV) in the District’s elections, including those for U.S. President, Mayor, Attorney General, city council members, and Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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RCV is a Win-Win Benefitting Both Voters and Candidates

Posted Gabriella Lewis on July 14, 2021
RCV is a Win-Win Benefitting Both Voters and Candidates

It’s clear ranked choice voting (RCV) is hugely beneficial for the voter, but its appeal to candidates makes it a win-win across the board. From time and money saved, campaign positivity, bipartisan incentives, and a chance to demonstrate broad support, RCV undoubtedly benefits candidates.

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Major win for ranked choice voting in Colorado

Posted Elena Gilbertson Hall on June 28, 2021
Major win for ranked choice voting in Colorado

With the passage of ranked choice voting (RCV) legislation in states across the US, the voting system is proving to have wide bipartisan appeal. Today, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill to make it easier for Colorado cities to opt-in to RCV by giving them technical support through their county clerks’ offices

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