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Vox - Joe Biden maintains a massive lead in a new South Carolina ranked-choice poll
Dec. 2

The Independent Florida Alligator - Letter to The Editor: It’s Time For Ranked-Choice Voting
Dec. 2

The Guardian - Too many Democrats are running for president in 2020. But there's an easy fix
Nov. 27

Alaska Public Media - Sponsors of complex ‘Alaska’s Better Elections Initiative’ say its benefits are clear
Nov. 25

CNN - Asheville's woes are the story of America
Nov. 23

The State Journal-Register - Letter: Support Ranked-Choice Voting
Nov. 23

Washington Post - Virginia Democrats are playing a dangerous game with redistricting
Nov. 22

WCAI - Strengthening our Representative Democracy
Nov. 19

Town Hall - Political Reform Is Good for Republicans and Our Country
Nov. 21

Sun Journal - If Bruce Poliquin had embraced ranked-choice voting, he might have won, some say
Nov. 19

The Bulletin - Guest Column: Oregon should move to ranked choice voting
Nov. 19

Medium - An illustrated guide to ranked-choice voting
Nov. 17

Star-Ledger - The candidate with the most support should win, right? Here’s how to make that happen in N.J., lawmaker says
Nov. 17

Courier Journal - Kentucky can strengthen elections and inspire confidence in the results. Here's how
Nov. 15

Gotham Gazette - From the 'Third Party' Front Lines, How to Address Fusion Voting, Party Qualifications, and New York Democracy
Nov. 15

Pressenza - If Voting Is So Important, Why Aren’t Fair, Open, Verifiable Elections Important? 
Nov. 15

Slate - Virginia Democrats’ Chance to Gerrymander 
Nov. 14

Ballotpedia News - Ballot Bulletin: NYC adopts RCV
Nov. 13

FAIR - Ranked Choice Voting  ‘Allows You to Vote for the Person You Really Like’ 
Nov. 13

Westword - New York City Just Overhauled Its Election System. Could Denver Follow Suit?
Nov. 13

Detroit Metro Times - What Monique Owens becoming Eastpointe's first Black woman mayor means
Nov. 13

FreeSpeechTV - New York City Adopts Rank Choice Voting. What Is That?
Nov. 12

Ms - How Ranked Choice Voting Shaped the Feminist Victories of the 2019 Elections
Nov. 12

The Collegian - OPINION: The future of voting is ranked-choice
Nov. 10, 2019

Vox - Matt Bevin’s Libertarian opponent says the Kentucky election just proved his point
Nov. 8, 2019

Forbes - Beyond Electable: The Women’s Wave Is Here To Stay
Nov. 8, 2019

CounterSpin - Rob Richie on Ranked Choice Voting, Netfa Freeman on Police Militarization
Nov. 8, 2019

Sightline Institute - RCV in NYC! Better voting systems are gaining favor in United States
Nov. 8, 2019

Slate - Will Virginia Democrats Create a Blue Gerrymander?
Nov. 8, 2019

Philadelphia Citizen - Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Ranked-Choice Voting
Nov. 8, 2019

NBC News - A new voting system could fix American democracy: Ranked-choice ballots
Nov. 7, 2019

Business Insider - New York just embraced a revolutionary voting system that if widely adopted would change American politics forever 
Nov. 7, 2019

Smile Politely - Talking election reform with Ben Chapman
Nov. 7, 2019

Reason - When Ranked-Choice Voting Comes to New York City, Expect More Voter Participation, Not Radical Changes
Nov. 6, 2019

UpriseRI - NYC voters approve Ranked Choice Voting, is Rhode Island next?
Nov. 6, 2019

Salon - Tuesday's big election winner? Election reform — if politicians listen to voters
Nov. 6, 2019

Associated Press - Ranked choice voting approved by New York City voters
Nov. 6, 2019

Common Dreams - Huge Win for Democracy': Nationwide Celebrations as NYC Residents Approve Ranked-Choice Voting Ballot Measure
Nov. 6, 2019

Bloomberg Businessweek - New York City Votes for a Better Way to Vote
Nov. 6, 2019

Pix 11 - NYC residents approve ranked-choice voting
Nov. 6, 2019 

Time - New York City Voters Just Adopted Ranked-Choice Voting in Elections. Here's How It Works
Nov. 6, 2019

Route 50 - Another Major City Adopts Ranked Choice Voting for Elections
Nov. 6, 2019

Mother Jones - The right to vote won big on Tuesday
Nov. 6, 2019

Bangor Daily News - New York City adopts ranked choice voting system for some races
Nov. 6, 2019

Raw Story - ‘Huge win for Democracy’: Nationwide celebrations as NYC residents approve ranked-choice voting ballot measure
Nov. 6, 2019

Bloomberg Business - New York City votes for a better way to vote
Nov. 6, 2019

Common Dreams - ‘Huge win for Democracy’: Nationwide celebrations as NYC residents approve ranked-choice voting ballot measure
Nov. 6, 2019

HuffPost - New York City Overwhelmingly Passes Ballot Measure to Adopt Ranked-Choice Voting
Nov. 6, 2019

Mother Jones - Today New Yorkers have the power to overhaul their elections
Nov. 5, 2019

Fast Company - What is ranked choice voting, anyway? We break down the pros and cons as NYC mulls a big change
Nov. 5, 2019

Vox - Ranked-choice voting faces its biggest test yet in New York City
Nov. 5, 2019

ABC 7 New York - New York City adopts ranked choice voting system for some races
Nov. 5, 2019

Politico - Ranked-choice voting adopted in New York City, along with other ballot measures
Nov. 5, 2019

Newsweek - What is ranked-choice voting? New York City adopts new voting method, but they are far from the first
Nov. 5, 2019

Associated Press - New York City adopts ranked choice voting system for some races
Nov. 5, 2019

Patch - NYC Charter Ballot Questions: What You Need To Know
Nov. 4, 2019

New York Daily News - Ranked-choice voting will help underrepresented New Yorkers
Nov. 4, 2019

In These Times - How Ranked Choice Voting Could Make the 2020 Election More Democratic
Nov. 4, 2019

Citizen TruthTwo-Party System Faces Challenge in NYC Ranked Choice Voting Ballot 
Nov. 4, 2019

The CityRanked Choice Voting could change how NYC elections get fought and won
Nov. 4, 2019

Associated Press - Detroit suburb breaks new ground with voting process 
Nov. 4, 2019

Queens Daily Eagle - OPINION: Ranked choice voting can help elect more women candidates
Nov. 4, 2019

Harvard Political Review - The benefits of Proportional Representation
Nov. 4, 2019

Salon - Tulsi Gabbard "spoiler" concerns are misplaced. There's a better way to protect our elections
Nov. 2, 2019

Vox - Ranked-choice voting faces its biggest test yet in New York City
Nov. 1, 2019

Pine Tree Watch - The spending race
Oct. 31, 2019

City Limits.org - The Proposed New York City Charter Changes Translated into Plain English (Literally) 
Oct. 31, 2019

Amsterdam News - Ranked choice voting is not the so called ‘spoiler effect’ 
Oct. 31, 2019

Buzzfeed - Opinion: Teenagers Are Changing The World. They Should Be Allowed To Vote
Oct. 27, 2019

The Guardian - Thank gerrymandering for Trump’s staunchest defenders in Congress 
Oct. 22, 2019

Fortune - Republican Senators Against Trump’s Impeachment Aren’t Likely to Face Losses at the Polls. Here’s Why
Oct. 21, 2019

City & State New York - How ranked-choice voting would affect the NYC 2021 mayoral race
Oct. 20, 2019

The New York Times - New Yorkers Have Chance to Remake How They Vote  [editorial]
Oct. 15, 2019

Politico - What to watch for in tonight’s debate (see “the process”)
Oct. 15, 2019

The New York Times - ‘Faithless Electors’ Could Tip the 2020 Election. Will the Supreme Court Stop Them?
Oct. 14, 2019

Ballotpedia - Where will RCV be in November 2019?
Oct. 8, 2019

NBC - SF Rolls Out New Voting System to Give Voters More Options This November
Oct. 7, 2019

Queens Chronicle - It’s fall — election reform is in the air
Oct. 3, 2019

Slate - How to Get Away With Gerrymandering
Oct. 2, 2019

Hudson County View - Three Hudson Assembly members are trying to bring ranked-choice voting to New Jersey
Sept. 27, 2019

The Fulcrum - Democrats start symbolic bid to make ranked-choice voting the national standard
Sept. 23, 2019

The Intercept - GOP Racial Gerrymandering Mastermind Participated In Redistricting In More States Than Previously Known, Files Reveal
Sept. 23, 2019

The Guardian - America needs ranked choice voting - here’s why
Sept. 22, 2019

Politico - How to fix politics - ranked-choice voting
Sept. 21, 2019

The Atlantic - A step toward blowing up the presidential-voting system
Sept. 20, 2019

Vox - Elizabeth Warren leads Joe Biden in ranked-choice poll
Sept. 19, 2019

Politico - Ranked choice voting in NYC gets push from across the political spectrum
Sept. 19, 2019

CNN - The road to abolish the Electoral College may just run through Texas
Sept. 16, 2019

Salon - Gerrymander guru's secret files: He used racial data to disenfranchise black voters
Sept. 11, 2019

Washington Post - Schwarzenegger: Too many voters live under minority rule. Here’s why
Sept. 9, 2019

Associated Press - Maine to allow ranked votes in general presidential election
Sept. 6, 2019

Slate - The GOP operative haunting Republicans from the grave
June 4, 2019

NPR - Stand up and be counted: the 2020 Census
June 3, 2019

The Guardian - Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering
June 2, 2019

Omaha World-Herald - Legislature dropping the ball on redistricting
June 1, 2019

Pocono Record (PA) - Voter turnout very quiet
May 21, 2019

Deadspin - Can sports show the way to smarter voting?
May 15, 2019

The WeekThe Electoral College doesn’t benefit small states. What it does is even dumber
May 10, 2019

Fortune Magazine- What is ranked choice voting? An exercise in representative democracy, reformers say  
May 7, 2019

Detroit Free Press - What partisan gerrymandering has cost Michigan 
May 2, 2019

The Guardian -‘It changes the way you see everything’ the shocking film about gerrymandering
May 1, 2019

Talking Points Memo - State Supreme Court races emerge as another front in redistricting wars
April 4, 2019

U.S. News & World ReportSupreme Court to consider the politics of redistricting
March 25, 2019

The Patriot Ledger (MA) - Beacon Hill Roll Call
March 23, 2019

CBS News - Elizabeth Warren calls for an end to the Electoral College
March 19, 2019

WGN Radio (IL) - The Sunday spin: politics with Rick Pearson
March 17, 2019

Bangor Daily News (ME) - What Mainers really think of ranked choice voting
March 12, 2019

St. Louis Post-DispatchWith the St. Louis mayor and board president chosen by fewer than 40 percent of voters, activists try to change voting rules
March 10, 2019

People's World - Lawmakers ready to pass sweeping HR1 reform bill
March 6, 2019

Boston.com - Ayanna Pressley introduces legislation to lower the federal voting age
March 6, 2019

Pacific Business News - Bill advances to transform how Hawaii elections counted
March 1, 2019

The Times (IL) - Is it time to change Illinois’ electoral vote rules
Feb. 25, 2019

Chicago Magazine – There’s a way around strategic voting
Feb. 21, 2019

Forbes – Should every Election Day be a federal holiday?
Feb. 1, 2019 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Could Georgia lawmakers eliminate long runoff campaigns?
Jan. 25, 2019

Associated Press House committee takes up bills to expand voter turnout
Jan. 15, 2019

The Tribune-Democrat (PA) – Marino wants US Reps. to serve four-year terms
Jan. 14, 2019

Portland Press Herald (ME) – Republicans may seek to overturn ranked-choice voting in Maine
Jan. 11, 2019

The Hill – Disputed North Carolina race exposes mail ballot flaws 
Dec. 15, 2018

Vox – The somewhat absurd controversy over Maine's ranked choice voting system, explained 
Dec. 9, 2018

ABC News – 2020 Watch: what Florida election officials say should be done to prevent more chaos
Dec. 2, 2018

Bangor Daily News – 2nd District drama should not erode confidence in Maine elections
Nov. 30, 2018

Associated PressLawmaker: Mississippi should lift voting burdens
Nov. 25, 2018

C-SPAN "Washington Journal" Rob Richie on ranked choice voting and election reform (video)
Nov. 23, 2018

San Francisco ChronicleCalifornia's politician-free redistricting taking hold in other states
Nov. 22, 2018

WPKN Bridgeport, CT "Counterpoint" Ranked choice voting succeeds in Maine w/Drew Penrose (audio)
Nov. 13, 2018

WJR Detroit "The Guy Gordon Show" Maine and the rise of ranked choice voting w/Rob Richie (audio)
Nov. 16, 2018

BBC "Up All Night" The recount in Florida w/David O'Brien (audio at the 1:55 mark)
Nov. 16, 2018

ABC News Experts say vote recounts like Florida's are rare and reversals even rarer (w/video)
Nov. 15, 2018

CNN PoliticsBill Nelson needs a miracle in Florida. It likely won't come
Nov. 15, 2018

ReutersFlorida judge bemoans 'laughing stock' election recount system
Nov. 15, 2018

Portland Phoenix As Maine goes: Political scholars say Golden/Poliquin ranked choice voting race will serve as a model for election reform
Nov. 15, 2018

Reason Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine
Nov. 15, 2018

Washington Times Golden claims victory in Maine ranked-choice vote, but Poliquin challenges win
Nov. 15, 2018

Maine Public Radio Ranked choice tally resumes in Maine's 2nd District as Poliquin seeks to stop it
Nov. 14, 2018

Associated Press Congressman in tight race sues over ranked choice voting system
Nov. 13, 2018

NPR In tight race, Maine Republican sues to block ranked choice voting law
Nov. 13, 2018

Washington Post Rick Scott is attending freshman orientation before all the votes are counted. Is that normal?
Nov. 13, 2018

CBS News New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional district
Nov. 13, 2018

Wall Street Journal Maine lawmaker seeks to overturn new voting system (paywall)
Nov. 13, 2018

Politico GOP congressman sues to stop vote tabulation in undecided Maine race
Nov. 13, 2018

WMNF Tampa Fair elections lawyer questions Florida recount on signature matches and late mail ballots w/David O'Brien (audio)
Nov. 13, 2018

Independent Voter Network Fair Representation act: Is ranked choice voting going nationwide? w/Drew Penrose (audio)
Nov. 13, 2018

Lewiston Sun Journal Bruce Poliquin goes to court Wednesday to stop ranked choice vote count
Nov. 13, 2018

New York Times Inside the Republican strategy to discredit the Florida recount
Nov. 12, 2018

Associated Press New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional district
Nov. 12, 2018

Bangor Daily News What exit polling reveals about Maine's experience with ranked choice voting
Nov. 12, 2018

Tampa Bay Times Will a recount change anything in the Florida statewide races?
Nov. 12, 2018

Los Angeles Times If this feels familiar, you're right. Here's what to expect from Florida recount — 2018 edition
Nov. 12, 2018

WNYC New York "The Takeaway"Counts and recounts: Contested races and how we decide them w/Rob Richie (audio)
Nov. 12, 2018

Politico Playbook: Pelosi sends letter, says Dems 'need to be unified'
Nov. 12, 2018

Bangor Daily News Exit polling gives Golden an edge in 2nd District ranked-choice count. See each candidate's road to victory.
Nov. 9, 2018

Fox News Florida races could head to a recount: A look at past efforts in US history
Nov. 9, 2018

Los Angeles Times Here's how a controversial voting system will decide a congressional race in Maine
Nov. 8, 2018

Florida Times-Union Florida governor's race joins Senate, ag commissioner in recount realm
Nov. 8, 2018

Lewiston Sun Journal Legal precedent so far supports ranked-choice voting
Nov. 8, 2018

Washington Post Voters are stripping partisan redistricting power from politicians in anti-gerrymandering efforts
Nov. 7, 2018

NPR "Morning Edition" Voters in 3 states pass non-partisan redistricting measures w/David Daley (audio)
Nov. 7, 2018

Elle Magazine Outraged at voter suppression? Here's what you can do now
Nov. 7, 2018

Common Dreams History in the making as Maine's new ranked choice voting likely to decide key congressional race
Nov. 7, 2018

Vox Is voting a civic right or a civic duty?
Nov. 6, 2018

IVN News In Maine: record midterm turnout expected in historic ranked choice voting elections
Nov. 6, 2018

NPR "Radiolab" Tweak the vote (audio)
Nov. 5, 2018

The American Prospect Voting reform goes from theory to legislation
Nov. 5, 2018

Bloomberg Young Americans are mobilizing for the midterms
Nov. 2, 2018

The Nation Breaking the boundaries of 2-party politics in New York
Nov. 1, 2018

Leo Weekly Our low voter turnout and how to fix it
Oct. 31, 2018

The Atlantic There's a better way to elect House members
Oct. 27, 2018

WORT-FM Madison, WI "A Public Affair" – Ranked-choice voting: A solution for democracy w/Drew Penrose (audio)
Oct. 25, 2018

Associated Press A new kind of voting faces Election Day test in Maine
Oct. 25, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle East Bay officials push for more transparency in ranked-choice vote counting
Oct. 19, 2018

Boston Globe Magazine Could Maine's new ranked-choice voting change American elections?
Oct. 17, 2018

Fox Business Network "Kennedy" Krist Novoselic explains how ranked choice voting works (w/video)
Oct. 16, 2018

Talking Points Memo The GOP's gerrymander monopoly could end through these key Gov races
Oct. 12, 2018

NPR "1A" The State We're In: Redistricting w/David Daley (audio)
Oct. 8, 2018

WBUR Boston "Radio Boston" Mass. women score political wins; 3rd District race raises question of ranked choice voting w/Drew Penrose (audio)
Sept. 18, 2018

New York TimesFans of ranked choice voting see an opportunity in Massachusetts
Sept. 17, 2018

Associated Press After chaotic House race, some call for new voting system
Sept. 15, 2018

WCAT Burlington, VT "The Open Door"Drew Penrose and Aaron Hamlin discuss electoral reform (audio)
Aug. 31, 2018

Ms. MagazineWhat ranked choice voting means for feminist candidates
Aug. 24, 2018

KALW San Francisco "Your Call"How will gerrymandering impact the 2018 midterms? w/David Daley (audio)
Aug. 14, 2018

The American Interest Ranked choice voting: "As Maine goes..."
Aug. 7, 2018

WNYC New York "The Brian Lehrer Show"An instant runoff revision in NYC w/Rob Richie (audio)
July 30, 2018

"The Katie Speak Show"Making our democracy democratic w/FairVoteCA (audio)
July 22, 2018

Elite DailyWhat is ranked choice voting? It may benefit diverse candidates
July 11, 2018

Yes! MagazineThe state that upended electoral politics with a new kind of voting
July 5, 2018

Meet The Press DailyAngus King: Senators are 'drummed out of the corps' when they hold diverse party views (video)
July 2, 2018

Free Speech TV "The Bill Press Show"David Daley talks gerrymandering and the 2018 elections (video)
June 29, 2018

Washington Post "Can He Do That?"How to flip the House: The secret heist of 2010 w/David Daley (audio)
June 28, 2018

HuffPostMaine tried a new way of voting. Will other states follow?
June 27, 2018

"The Jim Bohannon Show"The Supreme Court w/David Daley (audio)
June 26, 2018

U.S. News & World Report (AP)Ranked choice voting fans hope Maine's experiment pays off
June 21, 2018

"Ring of Fire with Sam Seder"Ranked choice voting: How Maine is giving more power to voters w/Rob Richie (video)
June 20, 2018

The AtlanticMaine voters overrule their leaders
June 15, 2018

NPR "Ken Rudin's Political Junkie"Pulling rank in Maine w/Rob Richie (audio)
June 14, 2018

CNNThese governors were elected with very few votes. Is that a problem?
June 13, 2018

Talking Points MemoElections reformers cheer as Maine again approved ranked choice voting
June 13, 2018

ABC NewsIn Maine, casting ballots with, and on, ranked-choice voting
June 12, 2018

VoxMaine voters blew up their voting system and started fresh from scratch
June 12, 2018

New York TimesAs Australia and the Oscars go, so goes Maine?
June 11, 2018

CNNMaine set for groundbreaking voting experiment on Tuesday
June 11, 2018

Yahoo News (AP)San Francisco race puts ranked choice voting in spotlight
June 7, 2018

"The Bill Press Show"Rob Richie on ranked choice voting (audio)
June 5, 2018

San Francisco WeeklyOne, two, three: The ins and outs of RCV
May 30, 2018

NPR "1A"How ranked choice voting is changing politics (audio)
May 29, 2018

The AtlanticRival candidates try an unusual election message: Vote for both of us
May 28, 2018

PBS NewsHourRanked choice voting (video)
May 26, 2018

NBC NewsMaine tries 'ranked choice' voting
May 24, 2018

Gotham GazetteElected officials, advocates push for instant runoff voting
May 1, 2018

USA TodayNew voting method that involves ranking candidates gains favor across the nation
April 20, 2018

The AtlanticMaine's fitful experiment with a new way of voting
April 11, 2018

"The Young Turks"How ranked choice voting would have changed the 2016 election w/Krist Novoselic and Rob Richie (video)
April 8, 2018

PoliticoMaine's radical democratic experiment
March 27, 2018

Free Speech TV "The Bill Press Show"David Daley talks partisan gerrymandering (video)
March 27, 2018

CNN "Smerconish"How the GOP changed the shape of America w/David Daley (video)
March 24, 2018

Slate "If Then" The tech that draws your district w/David Daley (audio)
March 21, 2018

In These Times MagazineThe two-party system is facing its biggest challenge in 70 years
March 19, 2018

Albuquerque JournalVoters in survey approve of ranked choice voting
March 16, 2018

U.S. News & World Report (AP)Santa Fe picks publishing entrepreneur as next mayor
March 7, 2018

Santa Fe New MexicanPerseverance pays off for ranked-choice proponents
Feb. 24, 2018

MSNBC "Velshi & Ruhle" Pennsylvania set to unveil new congressional map w/David Daley (video)
Feb. 19, 2018

"Ring of Fire with Sam Seder"Republicans gerrymandered states across America to rig elections and undermine democracy w/David Daley (video)
Feb. 18, 2018

WNYC New York "The Takeaway"Drawn Out: The value of a vote, from Pennsylvania to the Supreme Court w/David Daley (audio)
Feb. 16, 2018

NPR "1A" The courts draw the line for gerrymandering w/David Daley (audio)
Feb. 12, 2018

Santa Fe New MexicanBreaking down ranked voting strategies
Feb. 11, 2018

Inside PhilanthropyWho's backing a long-shot effort to fundamentally reform American voting?
Jan. 31, 2018

NM Political ReportRanked choice voting coming to Santa Fe, as state Supreme Court shoots down appeal
Jan. 9, 2018

Santa Fe New MexicanCourt clears way for ranked choice voting in city election
Jan. 9, 2018

Comedy Central "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper"Exploring why redistricting matters w/David Daley (video)
Nov. 7, 2017

MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show"Giving government back to voters w/Krist Novoselic (video)
July 5, 2012

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