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FairVote’s Scholarship Makes the Case for RCV in Presidential Primaries

Posted on What's New Lucy Kaufman on August 11, 2021
FairVote’s Scholarship Makes the Case for RCV in Presidential Primaries

This year, FairVote’s Rob Richie, Ben Oestericher, Deb Otis, and Jeremy Seitz-Brown wrote a 10-page article for Politics and Governance about how the use of ranked choice voting (RCV) ballots in presidential primaries both preserves the right of voters to elect their party’s nominee while encouraging candidates to build a majority coalition within their party and reflect its values in order to secure the nomination.

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Maine Legislation Clarifies Ranked Choice Voting Rules for President

Posted on What's New Lucy Kaufman on August 05, 2021
Maine Legislation Clarifies Ranked Choice Voting Rules for President

In June, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed LD 1363, a bill that addressed a number of election issues, among which are valuable clarifications on how ranked choice voting (RCV) will work in presidential primaries and how its results will be reported in the 2024 general election for president.

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Ranked choice voting offers improvements to presidential primaries

Posted on What's New Lucy Kaufman on June 17, 2021
Ranked choice voting offers improvements to presidential primaries

As the last few presidential primary election cycles have shown, the selection of a major party’s nominee has a profound impact on the American political ecosystem. Recent primary cycles have seen increasingly crowded fields

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