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DC Leaders Praise Proposed RCV VOICE Amendment Act

Posted on What's New Gabriella Lewis on August 03, 2021
DC Leaders Praise Proposed RCV VOICE Amendment Act

On July 14, Washington DC Councilmember Christina Henderson introduced the Voter Ownership, Integrity, Choice, and Equity (VOICE) Amendment Act of 2021 alongside colleagues Charles Allen, Brianne K. Nadeau, Brooke Pinto, Mary M. Cheh, Elissa Silverman, and Janeese Lewis George. If passed, the VOICE Amendment Act would implement ranked choice voting (RCV) by 2024. Last Wednesday, DC leaders assembled with Rank the Vote DC to share why they believe the VOICE Amendment Act is crucial for the future of DC voting.

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New study reveals runoffs are consistently expensive, uncompetitive, and yield low turnout

Posted on What's New Gabriella Lewis on July 22, 2021
New study reveals runoffs are consistently expensive, uncompetitive, and yield low turnout

In the recent study High Costs and Low Turnout for U.S. Runoff Elections, think tank Third Way concluded that runoffs are an inferior electoral system to ranked choice voting (RCV).

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RCV is a Win-Win Benefitting Both Voters and Candidates

Posted on What's New Gabriella Lewis on July 14, 2021
RCV is a Win-Win Benefitting Both Voters and Candidates

It’s clear ranked choice voting (RCV) is hugely beneficial for the voter, but its appeal to candidates makes it a win-win across the board. From time and money saved, campaign positivity, bipartisan incentives, and a chance to demonstrate broad support, RCV undoubtedly benefits candidates.

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Winner-Take-All Plurality Elections Lead to Fraudulent Candidate Schemes

Posted on What's New Gabriella Lewis on June 21, 2021
Winner-Take-All Plurality Elections Lead to Fraudulent Candidate Schemes

On June 11, the Guardian released an investigation uncovering deceptive election campaigning in the 2018 US midterm elections. The digital marketing firm Rally Forge funded a series of misleading Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates.

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Representative Adam Kinzinger shares support for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Gabriella Lewis on June 08, 2021
Representative Adam Kinzinger shares support for ranked choice voting

In a June 2 segment on Anderson Cooper 360°, Republican U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) shared his support for ranked choice voting as a way to combat the rampant partisanship of modern politics.

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