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History repeats itself in Florida recounts

Posted on Quick News David O'brien on November 20, 2018
History repeats itself in Florida recounts

History was right on recounts, which didn't change outcomes in three major Florida races

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Independent and third-party candidates are gaining ground, and votes

Posted on Quick News Ryan Joy on November 19, 2018
Independent and third-party candidates are gaining ground, and votes

Independent and third-party candidates still aren't winning most elections. but they're gaining support as more voters turn away from the two-party system

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What is batch elimination and how did it affect Maine’s ranked choice voting races?

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 19, 2018
What is batch elimination and how did it affect Maine’s ranked choice voting races?

Maine used batch elimination to streamline the ranked choice voting tally, but it didn't change the results

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Judge: Ranked choice voting count must continue in Maine

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 15, 2018
Judge: Ranked choice voting count must continue in Maine

Judge denies request to stop ranked choice voting count in Maine's 2nd District race

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A better way to report ranked choice voting elections in California cities

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie, Pedro Hernandez on November 13, 2018
A better way to report ranked choice voting elections in California cities

Alameda County stops the ranked choice tally once someone reaches 50%, so we finished out the count to get a clearer picture of Bay Area winners

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Facing defeat, Maine candidate sues to stop ranked choice voting count

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 13, 2018
Facing defeat, Maine candidate sues to stop ranked choice voting count

U.S. Rep Bruce Poliquin's challenge to Maine's ranked choice voting count has lots of flash but no substance.

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Western Massachusetts voters show support for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Chris Hughes on November 12, 2018
Western Massachusetts voters show support for ranked choice voting

An advisory ballot question on ranked choice voting won favor with 62 percent of voters in western Mass

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Election forecasters don’t take RCV into account when making predictions

Posted on Quick News Megan Griffin-shelley on November 09, 2018
Election forecasters don’t take RCV into account when making predictions

Most pre-election forecasts ignored ranked choice voting, which means there's not a lot to go in for Maine's 2nd Congressional District race.

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Student voters can show their power at the polls on Nov. 6

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on November 01, 2018
Student voters can show their power at the polls on Nov. 6

University of Michigan students used the power of the vote to shape Ann Arbor's 1972 elections. The upcoming midterms offer a chance to do it again.

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The Fix-ation on Maine’s historic ranked choice voting elections

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 31, 2018
The Fix-ation on Maine’s historic ranked choice voting elections

Maine's historic use of ranked choice voting continues to attract attention and acclaim, the latest being The Washington Post's "The Fix"

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