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Oscar nominees selected through ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Justin Chenette on March 17, 2021
Oscar nominees selected through ranked choice voting

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the “Academy”) has employed ranked choice voting to determine the winner of the Best Picture Oscar since 2009.

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The Fair Representation Act Gaining Media Traction

Posted on What's New Justin Chenette on February 18, 2021
The Fair Representation Act Gaining Media Traction

Gerrymandering. Partisan gridlock. No-choice elections. Lack of diverse representation. These challenges, compounded with the rise of apathy towards our democratic institutions, have led to the most socially and politically divided moment in our lifetimes.

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Maine Democrats use ranked choice voting to select Secretary of State

Posted on What's New Justin Chenette on February 02, 2021
Maine Democrats use ranked choice voting to select Secretary of State

Last month, former State Senator Shenna Bellows was sworn into office as the first woman to hold the position of Maine Secretary of State. It was also the first time Ranked Choice Voting was used in the selection process.

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