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Ann Arbor, MI will have ranked choice voting on November ballot

Posted on Quick News Elena Gilbertson Hall on August 05, 2021
Ann Arbor, MI will have ranked choice voting on November ballot

This November, Ann Arbor voters will decide whether to switch to a ranked choice voting (RCV) system for the city’s mayoral and council elections. The Ann Arbor City Council voted 10-1 this week to put the RCV question on the Nov. 2 ballot.

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Broomfield, CO City Council Votes to include RCV on the November ballot

Posted on Quick News Steph Scaglia on July 15, 2021
Broomfield, CO City Council Votes to include RCV on the November ballot

This November, voters in Broomfield, Colorado will vote on whether or not to use ranked choice voting (RCV) in upcoming elections.

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With RCV, Texas voters could have had their representation months ago after a single round

Posted on Quick News Steph Scaglia on July 12, 2021
With RCV, Texas voters could have had their representation months ago after a single round

On May 1, 2021 Texas’s 6th congressional district held the first round of a special election after Republican Congressman Ron Wright died on February 7, 2021 of COVID-19. Two Republicans will advance to the runoff after a nonpartisan blanket primary

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Exit poll: New Yorkers love ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Bryan Huang on June 30, 2021
Exit poll: New Yorkers love ranked choice voting

While we wait for absentee ballots to help determine the will of New York City voters from last Tuesday’s election, there is one clear winner: ranked choice voting. According to an exit poll conducted by Edison Research for Common Cause NY and Rank the Vote NYC, 77% of NYC voters want Ranked Choice Voting to be used in future local elections, including large majorities of people across gender, age, ethnic and borough lines.

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Fair Representation Act Reintroduced in Congress

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on June 11, 2021
Fair Representation Act Reintroduced in Congress

On Friday, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8) reintroduced the Fair Representation Act in Congress. The FRA addresses the root causes of polarization and gridlock by giving American voters across the political spectrum the power to elect their preferred candidates with a three-pronged reform:

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Clearwater, Florida votes to put ranked choice voting on March ballot

Posted on Quick News Rose Parker on June 10, 2021
Clearwater, Florida votes to put ranked choice voting on March ballot

On Thursday, June 3, the Clearwater City Council voted to include ranked choice voting (RCV) on the March 2022 ballot. This 4-1 vote determined that the people of Clearwater, Florida will likely be allowed the decision to switch to RCV for future municipal elections

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Representative Adam Kinzinger shares support for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Gabriella Lewis on June 08, 2021
Representative Adam Kinzinger shares support for ranked choice voting

In a June 2 segment on Anderson Cooper 360°, Republican U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) shared his support for ranked choice voting as a way to combat the rampant partisanship of modern politics.

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Mass disqualification in University of Houston SGA election shows benefits of Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News George Ashford on April 16, 2021
Mass disqualification in University of Houston SGA election shows benefits of Ranked Choice Voting

As a growing number of colleges and universities switch to ranked choice voting for student government elections, they are revealing new ways that the system can improve election processes and outcomes.

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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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