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Minnetonka becomes second Minnesota city to hold RCV referendum this year

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on August 12, 2020
Minnetonka becomes second Minnesota city to hold RCV referendum this year

Minnetonka’s City Council voted unanimously on Monday to hold a referendum on adopting ranked choice voting (RCV) in local elections. Minnetonka follows Bloomington as the second Minnesota city to put forward an RCV referendum this year.

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Ranked Choice Poll Reveals Much About Biden’s Potential Running Mate

Posted on Quick News Cate Paterson on August 04, 2020
Ranked Choice Poll Reveals Much About Biden’s Potential Running Mate

FairVote partnered with SurveyUSA to conduct a poll asking voters to rank seven possible running mates for Joe Biden.

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Albany could adopt Multi-Winner RCV to better represent its community

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on July 30, 2020
Albany could adopt Multi-Winner RCV to better represent its community

Voters in Albany, California will soon get to vote on adopting a Multi-Winner Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) system for city council and school board elections. The city council voted unanimously last month to put the measure on the November ballot. The measure is promoted by Voter Choice Albany.

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Bloomington Council puts ranked choice voting on the November ballot

Posted on Quick News Matthew Oberstaedt on July 30, 2020
Bloomington Council puts ranked choice voting on the November ballot

The Bloomington City Council voted 6 to 1 on Monday to put a ranked choice voting (RCV) referendum on the November ballot. Thanks to the hard work of local advocates at Ranked Choice Voting Bloomington and FairVote Minnesota, the city could soon elect its Mayor and City Council with a voting system that is fairer to both candidates and voters.

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Maine to make history as the first state to use ranked choice voting in a presidential election

Posted on Quick News Cate Paterson on July 21, 2020
Maine to make history as the first state to use ranked choice voting in a presidential election

Last Wednesday, Maine’s Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced that his state will proceed with using #RankedChoiceVoting for November’s presidential election. Maine will make history as the first state to use RCV in a presidential election.

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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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