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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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Richie to Associated Press: MA-3 race “poster child” for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 18, 2018
Richie to Associated Press: MA-3 race “poster child” for ranked choice voting

FairVote President and CEO Rob Richie highlights ranked choice voting after low plurality primary outcome in Massachusetts.

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Even computers can’t take human bias out of district drawing

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 17, 2018
Even computers can’t take human bias out of district drawing

Can a computer algorithm solve our gerrymandering woes? A columnist considers in a piece for Bridge Magazine.

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The call goes out to bring ranked choice voting to Oklahoma

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 14, 2018
The call goes out to bring ranked choice voting to Oklahoma

Columnist makes the case for ranked choice voting to solve Oklahoma's problematic plurality elections.

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