Pages tagged "Author Celia Calhoun"


RCV Day Events Planned Across America

Posted on What's New Celia Calhoun on January 20, 2022
RCV Day Events Planned Across America

This Sunday, January 23rd, is RCV Day (1/23)! In states all over the country, people will be mobilizing to spread the word about ranked choice voting. FairVote and Rank The Vote - a national grassroots organizing group - are collaborating to coordinate these efforts nationwide. Check out the events detailed below to learn more about some of the creative ways organizations are spreading the word about RCV and to find out ways to get involved in your state!

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Andrew Yang Promotes the Fair Representation Act

Posted on What's New Celia Calhoun on January 07, 2022
Andrew Yang Promotes the Fair Representation Act

Founder of the Forward Party and FairVote Action board member, Andrew Yang, will be meeting with FairVote President and CEO, Rob Richie, on January 10, 2022 for our webinar, “The Future of American Elections.”

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Special elections cost time and money. RCV can help

Posted on What's New Celia Calhoun on November 16, 2021
Special elections cost time and money. RCV can help

This Election Day, three Congressional districts in Florida and Ohio conducted special elections to fill vacancies from legislators who were no longer filling their position. These elections would have been improved with ranked choice voting (RCV). Ranked choice voting eliminates the need for primaries and ensures winners have a mandate to govern their districts.

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Ranked choice voting elections to watch in 2021

Ranked choice voting elections to watch in 2021

In the last few years, more and more cities have started to experiment with ranked choice voting in their municipal elections. This November, there will be a historic number of cities using RCV for their elections -- from mayor to city council to school board. In Utah alone this year, 23 cities chose to opt-in to an RCV pilot program.

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