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Ranked Choice Voting: The Right Method for Presidential Primaries

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 14, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting: The Right Method for Presidential Primaries

In a CNN op-ed, FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley and law professor Joshua A. Douglas call on the DNC to follow the lead of RCV-adopting state Democratic parties in Hawaii, Alaska, Kansas, Iowa, and Nevada in using ranked choice voting to give voters the ultimate say in choosing a presidential candidate.

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Ranked Choice Voting for presidential primaries takes root in the ‘Sunflower State’

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 14, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting for presidential primaries takes root in the ‘Sunflower State’

The Kansas Democratic Party has announced a plan to abandon its traditional caucus and adopt a ranked choice voting primary, making it the latest state to embrace RCV in some form.

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The UK enters new phase as Theresa May resigns

Posted on Quick News Erica Frazier on June 07, 2019
The UK enters new phase as Theresa May resigns

Theresa May resigned as leader of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party. Erica Frazier explains the process and how RCV would consolidate the Conservative Party leadership's multi-round election process set to begin on June 13.

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FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley talks 2020 Census and gerrymandering

Posted on Quick News Julia Foodman on June 07, 2019
FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley talks 2020 Census and gerrymandering

FairVote senior fellow David Daley appeared on NPR and Slate’s podcast this week, warning of the dangers of the proposed widely controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire.

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Eastpointe, Michigan to become first in state to implement ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Ben Lempert on June 06, 2019
 Eastpointe, Michigan to become first in state to implement ranked choice voting

In response to a Voting Rights Act lawsuit, Eastpointe has agreed to adopt ranked choice voting to give its African-American population better representation

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Multi-winner RCV sends three Northern Irish women to the European Parliament

Posted on Quick News Erica Frazier on June 03, 2019
Multi-winner RCV sends three Northern Irish women to the European Parliament

Northern Ireland will send its first all-women delegation to the European Parliament under recent, multi-winner RCV elections

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Dallas mayor’s race makes the case for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on May 07, 2019
Dallas mayor’s race makes the case for ranked choice voting

Dallas' nine-way mayoral race and the resulting runoff is a perfect case for ranked choice voting

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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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Majority elections are the tradition, not the exception, in Maine

Posted on Quick News Alejandro Arias Esparza on April 23, 2019
Majority elections are the tradition, not the exception, in Maine

Ranked choice voting revives historic emphasis on majority elections in Maine

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