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Ranked choice voting coming to Maine’s presidential general election, future primaries

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on September 06, 2019
Ranked choice voting coming to Maine’s presidential general election, future primaries

On September 6, Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed legislation to go into effect that cements Maine as the first state to use ranked choice voting (RCV) in the 2020 presidential general election.

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Ranked Choice Voting clears key hurdle in Massachusetts

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on September 06, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting clears key hurdle in Massachusetts

On Wednesday, Massachusetts moved one step closer to statewide ranked choice voting (RCV), as state Attorney General Maura Healey determined that an RCV ballot proposal passes constitutional muster.

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As Lowell, MA narrows down voting methods, ranked choice voting emerges as potential option

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on August 28, 2019
As Lowell, MA narrows down voting methods, ranked choice voting emerges as potential option

On Tuesday, the Lowell, MA City Council winnowed its potential voting methods from seven to two. Read about how ranked choice voting comes into play.

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When candidates drop out of the presidential race, where do their backers go?

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie, Adam Ginsburg on August 23, 2019
When candidates drop out of the presidential race, where do their backers go?

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, and Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton have all dropped out of the presidential race. Where do their backers go? And what does ranked choice voting have to do with it?

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Q&A with Congressman Don Beyer on eliminating gerrymandering

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on August 20, 2019
Q&A with Congressman Don Beyer on eliminating gerrymandering

FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley sat down with Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) to discuss Beyer's Fair Representation Act, which would eliminate congressional gerrymandering. Read about their conversation here.

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Dr. Jill Biden’s comments demonstrate why we need Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on August 20, 2019
Dr. Jill Biden’s comments demonstrate why we need Ranked Choice Voting

On Monday, Dr. Jill Biden ignited a media firestorm with comments about electability. Her comments perfectly illustrate why we need ranked choice voting.

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Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on July 30, 2019
Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

With the second round of presidential debates beginning, let's examine the candidates' respective stances on ranked choice voting. Let's also take a look at the six states who will be using ranked choice voting to select a Democratic presidential nominee.

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Want to solve gerrymandering? Look no further than the Fair Representation Act

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on July 25, 2019
Want to solve gerrymandering? Look no further than the Fair Representation Act

Why is the Fair Representation Act important? Because it can end congressional gerrymandering. Read more about why the Fair Representation Act is so critical to solving issues of adequate representation in our government.

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Potential Amash Run Illustrates Need for Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on July 10, 2019
Potential Amash Run Illustrates Need for Ranked Choice Voting

Newly-minted independent Justin Amash is considering a 2020 run for president. Here's why that potential scenario is a good argument for ranked choice voting.

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Rob Richie on CSPAN: How to improve our government

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on July 08, 2019
Rob Richie on CSPAN: How to improve our government

FairVote President and CEO Rob Richie recently joined CSPAN host Pedro Echevarria to discuss election reform, the Supreme Court’s recent decision on partisan gerrymandering, ranked choice voting, and the Fair Representation Act.

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