Grace Ramsey

Outreach Deputy Director

Grace Ramsey

Grace Ramsey coordinates outreach and advocacy for state and national reform efforts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in political science. Before coming to FairVote, Ramsey was a communications intern with the University of Minnesota, as well as a constituent affairs intern at the office of U.S. Senator Russ Feingold. More recently, she was an organizer with FairVote Minnesota, serving as deputy field director for FairVote Minnesota’s 2013 Rank Your Vote campaign which focused on educating voters, candidates, and the media about ranked choice voting in Minneapolis’ 2013 municipal elections. Through her work at FairVote Minnesota, Ramsey honed her passion for voter education and community building. In her time at FairVote Grace has also served on ranked choice voting campaigns in Duluth, Santa Fe, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Santa Clara, Memphis, and the state-wide ballot measure passed in Maine in 2016. 

Posts by Grace Ramsey

Maine Legislators Should Respect the Will of the People

Posted on February 02, 2017

When Maine voters adopted ranked choice voting on November 8, 2016, the result was heralded as “hope for the future.” However, a recent controversial move in South Dakota demonstrates how politicians can react to reform with knee-jerk opposition, and some worry that at least some Maine legislators are seeking a way to delay, or even repeal, ranked choice voting - against the wishes of the people.

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