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Ranked choice voting: a win-win for Jane Castor and Tampa taxpayers

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 25, 2019
Ranked choice voting: a win-win for Jane Castor and Tampa taxpayers

Ranked choice voting could have saved Tampa taxpayers the expense and ardor of a prolonged campaign season.

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Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on April 09, 2019
Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Predictions abounded as the nation’s highest court revisited the now familiar topic in a new pair of cases alleging partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland.

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How to end gerrymandering, no high court “Hail Mary” needed

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on April 05, 2019
How to end gerrymandering, no high court “Hail Mary” needed

SCOTUS gerrymandering cases, RCV for presidential nominations and a recap from Unrig rank among the best of this week's media hits

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A tale of two cities: what Chicago can learn from San Francisco’s mayoral election

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on April 04, 2019
A tale of two cities: what Chicago can learn from San Francisco’s mayoral election

Lori Lightfoot's historic victory in the Chicago mayoral race still suffered from low voter turnout, while London Breed's election in San Francisco saw the very opposite.

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Fact check: what GOP leader Kevin McCarthy gets wrong about ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 04, 2019
Fact check: what GOP leader Kevin McCarthy gets wrong about ranked choice voting

Contrary to House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's criticism, ranked choice voting does not benefit one party over anther

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How to save Phoenix taxpayers money and sanity: ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 01, 2019
How to save Phoenix taxpayers money and sanity: ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting can rescue Phoenix from the cost and stress of an endless election season

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Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on March 28, 2019
Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Even if the Supreme Court doesn't intervene against gerrymandering, there's a remedy for redistricting: the Fair Representation Act

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The future of fair maps: Kathay Feng of Common Cause talks gerrymandering and the Supreme Court

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on March 26, 2019
The future of fair maps: Kathay Feng of Common Cause talks gerrymandering and the Supreme Court

Kathay Feng of Common Cause explains the significance of Supreme Court hearings on partisan gerrymandering, and the impact on the future of fair maps.

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'Let’s have ranked choice voting for president'

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on March 22, 2019
'Let’s have ranked choice voting for president'

Lee Drutman makes the case for ranked choice popular vote for president, plus new RCV developments in San Francisco and New Jersey

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Voices of Reform: Carlos Ochoa of Ranked Choice Tennessee

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on March 21, 2019
Voices of Reform: Carlos Ochoa of Ranked Choice Tennessee

Carlos Ochoa of Ranked Choice Tennessee talks ranked choice voting in Memphis and his motivation for joining the cause

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