With social distancing in mind, political parties across the country are grappling with the transition to virtual operations—and a trend is emerging. To conduct their business, parties spanning the ideological spectrum are increasingly turning to ranked choice voting.Read more
Our Senior Comm’s Fellow David Daley went live on Facebook Monday afternoon to talk about the current state of our Democracy, his new book, Unrigged, and the four states that implemented vote-by-mail and ranked choice voting ahead of the Covid-19 crisis.Read more
Unite America, a nonpartisan good-government advocacy group, has released a white paper detailing measures state and federal authorities must take to strengthen voting procedures in upcoming local and national elections.Read more
Alaskan voters will get the chance to adopt statewide ranked choice voting (RCV) after the state’s Division of Elections certified a three-pronged ballot measure submitted by Alaskans for Better Elections, a bipartisan advocacy group.Read more
It is no secret that many voters and political commentators are frustrated that their ballots cast early for withdrawn candidates were “wasted.” In fact, at this point in the primary, there are currently over 1.5 million votes that fall into that unfortunate category.Read more
More than a Million Votes Were “Wasted” this Month. Ranked Choice Voting Can Make Sure It Never Happens Again.
For the past few weeks, millions of voters across the country—in Super Tuesday and March 2020 states like Texas, California, Minnesota, and Washington—have been casting early ballots for their preferred candidates in the presidential primary.Read more