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Ranked Choice Voting Discussed in Wyoming as Alternative to Runoff Elections

Posted on Quick News Author Jonah Harwood on April 01, 2021
Ranked Choice Voting Discussed in Wyoming as Alternative to Runoff Elections

Ranked choice voting narrowly failed in the Wyoming State Senate. SF0145 would have implemented runoff elections when no candidate received a majority of the vote in primaries for federal or statewide office.

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Utah Becomes First State to Enact RCV Legislation in 2021

Posted on Quick News Omar Danaf on March 19, 2021
Utah Becomes First State to Enact RCV Legislation in 2021

This week, Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed into effect House Bill 0075—expanding Utah’s ranked choice voting pilot project in municipal elections across the state.

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Vineyard, UT Mayor: Ranked Choice Voting is Beneficial, Cost-Effective, and Simple

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on March 17, 2021
Vineyard, UT Mayor: Ranked Choice Voting is Beneficial, Cost-Effective, and Simple

In 2019, Vineyard, Utah became one of two cities in the state to pioneer the adoption of ranked choice voting. Now, two years later, Vineyard mayor Julie Fullmer hopes her city’s success with implementing RCV prompts other municipalities in the state to follow.

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Burlington voters overwhelmingly back amendment to restore ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Benjamin Oestericher on March 03, 2021
Burlington voters overwhelmingly back amendment to restore ranked choice voting

With the overwhelming support of nearly two-thirds of the electorate, voters in Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, have backed an amendment to restore ranked choice voting (RCV) for all city council elections.

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More praise for the Fair Representation Act in Yahoo News, New York Times

Posted on Quick News Author Jonah Harwood on February 11, 2021
More praise for the Fair Representation Act in Yahoo News, New York Times

The Fair Representation Act (FRA) has recently gained traction and media attention with the promise to transform American elections.

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House Bill HR1 Lays Groundwork for Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Author Jonah Harwood on January 26, 2021
House Bill HR1 Lays Groundwork for Ranked Choice Voting

The U.S. House of Representatives has once again introduced the For the People Act as the first bill in their legislative session.

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NPR’s 1A Discusses the Future and Feasibility of Ranked Choice Voting in America

Posted on Quick News Author Peter Consagra on January 15, 2021
NPR’s 1A Discusses the Future and Feasibility of Ranked Choice Voting in America

“Ranked choice voting is really a way to ensure that the voter’s voices are heard because voters can vote their principles or their heart rather than political strategy"

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Washington Post Article Summarizes FairVote’s Findings in New Monopoly Politics Report

Posted on Quick News Author Benjamin Oestericher on December 21, 2020
Washington Post Article Summarizes FairVote’s Findings in New Monopoly Politics Report

On Thursday, FairVote released its biennial Monopoly Politics report, which tracks the political landscape by predicting the results of congressional elections solely based on prior voting patterns.

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New Hampshire Democrats use ranked choice voting to choose new leader

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on November 24, 2020
New Hampshire Democrats use ranked choice voting to choose new leader

Last week, New Hampshire’s House Democratic caucus used ranked choice voting (RCV) to choose Representative Renny Cushing as their new leader. The race featured four candidates and required three rounds of counting before a majority winner emerged.

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As the Polls Close Tonight, Listen to the “Spectator States”

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on November 03, 2020
As the Polls Close Tonight, Listen to the “Spectator States”

Anyone following American politics closely knows that the national popular vote in presidential elections is always interesting, but never decisive. Who wins and loses the White House is all about the results in the Electoral College.

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