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RCV and the polls

Posted David Daley on June 22, 2021
RCV and the polls

The polls from the Democratic side of New York City mayoral’s race feel like an old Abbott and Costello routine. Who’s on first?

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Polling ranked choice voting races: easy as 1, 2, 3!

Posted Adam Ginsburg on June 17, 2021
Polling ranked choice voting races: easy as 1, 2, 3!

Election day in New York’s June 22 primaries—the largest American city thus far to adopt ranked choice voting (RCV)—is a week away. While the method will be used in contests ranging from city council to borough president, the most high-profile race utilizing RCV is the mayoral race—and the stakes are high.

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Academics and thought leaders praise the Fair Representation Act

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on June 11, 2021
Academics and thought leaders praise the Fair Representation Act

Rep. Don Beyer just reintroduced the Fair Representation Act (FRA) in Congress, which would implement ranked choice voting and multi-member districts for congressional elections. Since its inception, the bill has been hailed by academic leaders in the United States and around the world as a way to fix our broken elections, eliminate gerrymandering, and tackle America’s growing crisis of polarization. Here are some examples of what they have said.

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