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Maine approves ranked choice voting, this time for keeps

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on June 13, 2018
Maine approves ranked choice voting, this time for keeps

Maine voters once again stepped up and made their voices heard about how they want to elect their leaders.

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New York Times editorial: Time to give ranked choice voting a chance

Posted on What's New Fairvote Staff on June 11, 2018
New York Times editorial: Time to give ranked choice voting a chance

The New York Times editorial board recently published an editorial in support of ranked choice voting. It’s very-much worth a read…

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The battle for ranked choice voting continues in Memphis

Posted on What's New Morgan Chance on May 14, 2018
The battle for ranked choice voting continues in Memphis

Save IRV Memphis, a bipartisan citizen’s group fighting to bring ranked choice voting, also known as instant runoff voting (IRV), to Memphis, Tennessee, held a press conference to launch its campaign to fight the IRV repeal amendment on the ballot this November.

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St. Louis Park could be the third city in Minnesota to adopt ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on April 17, 2018
St. Louis Park could be the third city in Minnesota to adopt ranked choice voting

Last fall Minnesota’s two largest cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, held very successful ranked choice voting elections. Now, St. Louis Park could be the state’s next municipality to elect local candidates with RCV.

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Maine becoming first to use ranked choice voting in statewide primary

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on March 05, 2018
Maine becoming first to use ranked choice voting in statewide primary

More than 66,000 signatures have been certified, paving the way for the historic election.

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More Equitable Democracy: working to bring electoral reforms to the state of Washington

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on February 16, 2018
More Equitable Democracy: working to bring electoral reforms to the state of Washington

The "Local Options Bill" could bring ranked choice voting and proportional representation to the Evergreen State

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UK group leads hunger strike to demand proportional representation

Posted on Quick News Shane Mckibben on February 05, 2018
UK group leads hunger strike to demand proportional representation

A 24-hour fast seeks to raise awareness of needed electoral reforms across the United Kingdom

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Activists submit tens of thousands of signatures for ‘People’s Veto’ to bring RCV to Maine

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on February 02, 2018
Activists submit tens of thousands of signatures for ‘People’s Veto’ to bring RCV to Maine

The people have spoken, with thousands of signatures to bring RCV to the Pine Tree State

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How ranked choice voting leads to fair representation in Oscar nominations

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on January 24, 2018
How ranked choice voting leads to fair representation in Oscar nominations

The Academy uses ranked choice voting to select the award for Best Picture at the Oscars to ensure broad support for the winning film.

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It’s official: NM Supreme Court confirms Santa Fe RCV

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on January 10, 2018
It’s official: NM Supreme Court confirms Santa Fe RCV

The city asked to overrule a lower court’s decision to compel it to implement ranked choice voting, but was rejected

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