It is no secret that many voters and political commentators are frustrated that their ballots cast early for withdrawn candidates were “wasted.”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
Two bills that would allow Virginia municipalities to adopt ranked choice voting (RCV) in certain local elections are headed to Governor Ralph Northam’s desk after passing the State Senate last Thursday, February 27.Read more
Five states--Nevada, Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, and Wyoming--have used or will use ranked choice voting in the presidential primary process. Let us take you through the implementation process in these states.Read more
Need more proof that ranked choice voting (RCV) transcends political ideology, benefiting voters across the political spectrum? How about this: the United Kingdom’s largest left-wing party is electing its leader via RCV and, at the same time, Canada’s largest right-wing party is doing the same. And they’re doing it entirely by their own choice, based on party rules.Read more
With over 70,000 early votes cast, the 2020 Nevada caucus looks set to dwarf 2016 (84,000 participants) and even 2008 (118,000 participants) in size—a major win for democracy. This is, in part, because of the use of RCV in early voting.Read more
On Monday, January 13, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its nominees for its 92nd Academy awards. Now, we’re allowing YOU to rank your favorite choices for Best Picture!Read more