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Don’t blame the spoiler; fix the system

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 31, 2018
Don’t blame the spoiler; fix the system

Independent gubernatorial candidates in three states have dropped out amid spoiler fears. Ranked choice voting offers a way out of our spoiled system.

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The Atlantic: Fair Representation Act offers ‘a better way’

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 29, 2018
The Atlantic: Fair Representation Act offers ‘a better way’

Frustration with partisan politics and lack of representation in the U.S. House is fueling support for the Fair Representation Act.

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London’s ranked choice voting elections pass the test with flying colors

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 25, 2018
London’s ranked choice voting elections pass the test with flying colors

The largely successful debut of ranked choice voting in London, Ontario's Monday elections could start the movement for election reform across Canada.

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Freeing third party, independent candidates from being cast as spoilers

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 23, 2018
Freeing third party, independent candidates from being cast as spoilers

Libertarian candidates are being cast as spoilers in several close state and federal races. Ranked choice voting solves the spoiler and lets all voices compete.

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The Baltimore Sun backs ranked choice voting to open up Maryland politics

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 17, 2018
The Baltimore Sun backs ranked choice voting to open up Maryland politics

The Baltimore Sun joins a growing number of editorial boards backing ranked choice voting.

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Krist Novoselic talks ranked choice voting on "Kennedy"

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on October 17, 2018
Krist Novoselic talks ranked choice voting on

FairVote's board chair discussed the upcoming election in Maine and the benefits of RCV.

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Why ranked choice voting will always come out on top

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 05, 2018
Why ranked choice voting will always come out on top

What Bangor Daily News column gets right about Maine's upcoming ranked choice voting elections, and where it misses the mark.

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Ranked choice voting was also a winner of San Francisco’s special mayoral election

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on October 05, 2018
Ranked choice voting was also a winner of San Francisco’s special mayoral election

From turnout to ballot accuracy, the numbers from San Francisco's mayoral election tell a tale of victory for ranked choice voting.

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National Voter Registration Day makes today a really good day to register to vote

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on September 25, 2018
National Voter Registration Day makes today a really good day to register to vote

Before you can vote, you have to sign up. Make your voice heard. Register now.

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“Stuff You Should Know” takes a look at ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 21, 2018
“Stuff You Should Know” takes a look at ranked choice voting

Everything you need to know about how ranked choice voting works, where it's used and why it strengthens our democracy in one podcast.

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