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Maryland holds hearing on local RCV

Posted Haly Jungwirth on February 11, 2022
Maryland holds hearing on local RCV

On Tuesday February 8th, here in FairVote’s home state of Maryland, the Ways and Means Committee held a hearing for a ranked choice voting (RCV) bill. FairVote submitted testimony in support of the legislation in Maryland and continues to press state governments to ensure voters have more voice and more choice.

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RCV Day Shows Energy Behind Ranked Choice Voting

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on January 27, 2022
RCV Day Shows Energy Behind Ranked Choice Voting

On January 23, 2022, Americans in every region of the country celebrated Ranked Choice Voting Day (Get it? It’s 1/23). They mobilized to increase awareness of ranked choice voting (RCV), a simple yet impactful upgrade to our elections that allows voters to pick their true favorite candidates rather than vote ‘strategically,’ which incentivizes candidates to reach out to more people on the campaign trail.

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Counting on the Courts

Posted Michael Parsons on January 24, 2022
Counting on the Courts

With reforms to the Electoral Count Act currently under debate, FairVote's Senior Legal Fellow, Mike Parsons, took a look at how the certification and counting process might be shored up to protect the role of the people in choosing the president.

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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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