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Alabama primary runoffs have hefty price tag, low turnout

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on July 17, 2020
Alabama primary runoffs have hefty price tag, low turnout

On Tuesday, Alabama Republicans went to the polls in a primary runoff to determine their nominee for U.S. Senator, after no candidate received a majority in the initial March primary.

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Burlington could hold Ranked Choice Voting referendum this November

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on July 16, 2020
Burlington could hold Ranked Choice Voting referendum this November

On Monday, the City Council of Burlington, Vermont voted to put a referendum on the November ballot about whether to adopt #RankedChoiceVoting in local elections.

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Utah legislators seek to expand Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on July 07, 2020
Utah legislators seek to expand Ranked Choice Voting

Two Republican legislators in Utah plan to introduce a bill that would implement #RankedChoiceVoting in all of the state’s publicly-funded primaries.

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Washington Post Op-Ed: RCV and Multi-Member Districts Key to Deeper Repair

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 15, 2020
Washington Post Op-Ed: RCV and Multi-Member Districts Key to Deeper Repair

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released a landmark report detailing six broad strategies and 31 specific recommendations—including #RankedChoiceVoting and multi-member districts—intended to reinvigorate American democracy by 2026.

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Voter Choice for Massachusetts nearing end of historic campaign to get RCV on the ballot

Posted on Quick News Cate Paterson on June 11, 2020
Voter Choice for Massachusetts nearing end of historic campaign to get RCV on the ballot

Voter Choice for Massachusetts is on track to put ranked choice voting (RCV) on the November 2020 general election ballot.

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Alaskans Could Adopt Top Four Ranked Choice Voting this November

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on June 10, 2020
Alaskans Could Adopt Top Four Ranked Choice Voting this November

Alaskans have the opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative this November that would make sweeping changes to the state’s elections, including adopting a top four Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) system.

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Ranked choice voting wins tournament to pick most important democracy reform

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on June 09, 2020
Ranked choice voting wins tournament to pick most important democracy reform

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) won the Fulcrum’s Democracy Madness finals. The Fulcrum’s March Madness style tournament called Democracy Madness asked its readers to evaluate 64 proposed democracy reforms and whittle the list down in a series of one-on-one match ups.

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Eureka, CA City Council votes to put ranked choice voting on November ballot

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 05, 2020
Eureka, CA City Council votes to put ranked choice voting on November ballot

Eureka! #RankedChoiceVoting recently struck gold in California as the Eureka, CA city council voted unanimously this week to put the method to a citywide vote in November.

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Ranked Choice Voting Poll Anticipates Selection of Libertarian Presidential Nominee

Posted on Quick News Jeremy Seitz-brown on June 01, 2020
Ranked Choice Voting Poll Anticipates Selection of Libertarian Presidential Nominee

On May 23 the 353 delegates of the Libertarian Party participated in a #RankedChoiceVoting poll through OpaVote to select their party’s presidential nominee.

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Salon Op-ed: Ranked Choice Voting Would Ensure Fairer Presidential Election

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on May 29, 2020
Salon Op-ed: Ranked Choice Voting Would Ensure Fairer Presidential Election

FairVote President and CEO Rob Richie and Senior Fellow David Daley argue that, in addition to eliminating the potential spoiler effect, #RankedChoiceVoting ensures third party candidates who bring unique perspectives would not be forced from the race.

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