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New Report: In NYC, Ranked Choice Voting Gave Voters More Options & Voters Understood the System

Will Mantell

Earlier this month, the City University of New York’s Center for Urban Research released a report examining the first use of ranked choice voting (RCV) in the June 2021 primary elections in New York City. The report was commissioned by our great partners at Common Cause New York, as well as the Unite America Institute.

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The State of Congress

Maria Merkle

A new report shows deep problems in Congress. Could the Fair Representation Act be a path forward?

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Ranked choice voting is on the ballot in Seattle

Matthew Oberstaedt

In an historic 7 to 2 vote on Thursday, the City Council of Seattle placed a ranked choice voting (RCV) measure on the November ballot.

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