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New Survey: 61% Favor Ranked Choice Voting in Federal Elections

Posted on Quick News Will Mantell on April 26, 2022
New Survey: 61% Favor Ranked Choice Voting in Federal Elections

On April 20, the University of Maryland’s Program for Public Consultation released an in-depth survey finding that 61% of Americans favor using ranked choice voting in federal elections.

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Upcoming Twitter Space covers gerrymandering in America

Posted on Quick News Haly Jungwirth on April 26, 2022
Upcoming Twitter Space covers gerrymandering in America

On Thursday, April 28, from 12 pm to 12:45 pm EDT, join us on Twitter Spaces for our discussion, “2020's Redistricting Nightmare, and How to Avoid It in 2030.”

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Maine, Utah, and California are doubling down on ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Will Mantell on April 14, 2022
Maine, Utah, and California are doubling down on ranked choice voting

Ruby-red Utah, purple Maine, and blue California are the states with the most widespread current use of RCV -- in 23 cities in Utah, and in all federal elections and state-level primaries Maine, and for nearly two decades in major California cities like San Francisco & Oakland. Additionally, at least two more California cities will implement RCV in 2022.

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Alaska’s New Ranked Choice Voting System in the News

Posted on Quick News Haly Jungwirth on April 08, 2022
Alaska’s New Ranked Choice Voting System in the News

In recent weeks, we’ve seen dozens of articles from top national and local media outlets on Alaska’s unique new election system, which combines open primaries and ranked choice voting (RCV).

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FairVote updates model legislation for states to adopt ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on March 28, 2022
FairVote updates model legislation for states to adopt ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting (RCV) is already the nation’s fastest growing voting reform, with statewide adoption in Maine and Alaska and local use in dozens of cities nationwide. At FairVote, we take seriously our mission to make implementing RCV even easier for state and local governments by making resources available to anyone committed to election reform.

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Join us at the FairVote Awards!

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on March 21, 2022
Join us at the FairVote Awards!

On April 11, we’re hosting the FairVote Awards in New York City to celebrate recent election reform wins and lift up several of the incredible people who are working each day to fix American democracy.

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Voting rights at the Supreme Court hearing

Posted on Quick News Will Mantell on March 21, 2022
Voting rights at the Supreme Court hearing

With Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing starting today, it’s critical to consider questions about voting rights and democracy that might come before a Justice Jackson.

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Plurality Voting Causes Problems in South Korea

Posted on Quick News Will Mantell on March 11, 2022
Plurality Voting Causes Problems in South Korea

This week, votes for progressive candidate Sim Sang-jung may have swung the results in the closest-ever South Korean presidential election. Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol won the race with 48.56% of votes, with progressive Lee Jae-myung taking 47.83%. Sim earned 2.37% – or nearly three times more than the final margin between Yoon and Lee.

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Posted on February 24, 2022

New Survey: 61% Favor Ranked Choice Voting in Federal Elections
Posted by · April 26, 2022 12:35 PM · 1 reaction

Upcoming Twitter Space covers gerrymandering in America
Posted by · April 26, 2022 11:45 AM · 1 reaction

Maine, Utah, and California are doubling down on ranked choice voting
Posted by · April 14, 2022 4:22 PM · 1 reaction


RepresentWomen hosts Solutions Summit in March

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on February 24, 2022
RepresentWomen hosts Solutions Summit in March

On March 8, RepresentWomen will kick off their first ever Solutions Summit, bringing together experts in election administration, voting rights, and democracy reform. Over the three day event, they’ll discuss a variety of reforms that would improve democracy for every American - such as the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, independent redistricting commissions, and the Fair Representation Act (FRA).

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