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Ranked Choice Voting in Montgomery County on legislative fast track

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on February 12, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting in Montgomery County on legislative fast track

A proposal to allow ranked choice voting for Montgomery, County, MD local elections won unanimous support from the county's delegation

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Ranked Choice Voting has bitten the Big Apple

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on February 08, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting has bitten the Big Apple

If approved, New York City would become the largest U.S. city to use ranked choice voting for local elections

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What’s on the menu? How about a delightful [dis]course on ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Mikhaila Markham on November 20, 2018
What’s on the menu? How about a delightful [dis]course on ranked choice voting

I may be a tenderfoot to the world of electoral reform, but like most FairVoters, I’m already exceptionally well-versed on the positive impacts of ranked choice voting (RCV). It provides more choices for voters, reduces mud-slinging among candidates, mitigates the impact of money on politics, and overall creates a more fair and functional democracy. I can recite these benefits backwards, forwards, and in a variety of fun accents, as is expected of all FairVote staffers.

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Will voters lead on electoral reform?

Posted on What's New Kevin Johnson And Rob Richie on November 01, 2018
Will voters lead on electoral reform?

This might be the best year in half a century for election reform.

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The moment for ranked choice voting in Ann Arbor

Posted on What's New Ben Ratner on September 10, 2018
The moment for ranked choice voting in Ann Arbor

A group of Univ. of Michigan students challenged establishment politics and won, until they didn't.

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For Maine reformers, the fight for fair and equal elections continues

Posted on What's New Shawn M. Griffiths on September 06, 2018
For Maine reformers, the fight for fair and equal elections continues

A state constitution technicality is preventing voters from using RCV to elect a governor this fall.

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Daley: Gerrymandering is weaponized. The Fair Representation Act can defuse it

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on August 29, 2018
Daley: Gerrymandering is weaponized. The Fair Representation Act can defuse it

Politicians shouldn't be allowed to select their voters. Congress can make elections fair for everyone.

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Ms. Magazine: Ranked choice voting boosts feminist candidates

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on August 27, 2018
Ms. Magazine:  Ranked choice voting boosts feminist candidates

RCV creates new potential for a diverse range of candidates to see successes up and down the ballot.

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Maine’s ranked choice voting could lead the way to a healthier U.S. democracy

Posted on What's New Kelly Born on August 20, 2018
Maine’s ranked choice voting could lead the way to a healthier U.S. democracy

Hewlett Foundation's Kelly Born writes that Maine shows critical reform can be achieved at the state level.

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Latest news coverage and editorial support for ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on August 10, 2018
Latest news coverage and editorial support for ranked choice voting

Press hits include MSNBC, CNN, Washington Post, Boston Globe and The Economist.

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