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Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on July 30, 2019
Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

With the second round of presidential debates beginning, let's examine the candidates' respective stances on ranked choice voting. Let's also take a look at the six states who will be using ranked choice voting to select a Democratic presidential nominee.

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Alaska could be next state to adopt ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Julia Foodman on July 29, 2019
Alaska could be next state to adopt ranked choice voting

On July 6, Alaskans for Better Elections submitted a three-pronged ballot proposal to improve Alaska's elections by increasing transparency, participation, access, and choice in Alaska's elections. This proposal includes implementation of RCV at the state level, which would make Alaska the second state, after Maine, to implement it statewide.

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25 Candidates. A Splintered Electorate. A Golden Opportunity.

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on June 26, 2019
25 Candidates. A Splintered Electorate. A Golden Opportunity.

With a 25 candidate field, the Democratic Party's nominee selection process underscores the need for ranked choice voting, which would empower voters and encourage civil, positive, and issues-based campaigns.

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Minneapolis voters give ranked choice voting high marks after third RCV election

Posted on What's New Chris Hughes on December 21, 2018
Minneapolis voters give ranked choice voting high marks after third RCV election

A decisive 92 percent majority of Minneapolis voters surveyed after the 2017 election said ranked choice voting was simple.

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Ranked choice voting reaffirmed in latest court challenge

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on December 13, 2018
 Ranked choice voting reaffirmed in latest court challenge

U.S. District Court Judge Lance Walker's ruling is the latest in a long history of cases that reaffirm and strengthen the constitutionality of Ranked choice voting.

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Ranked choice voting’s midterm report

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on July 11, 2018
Ranked choice voting’s midterm report

In the first half of 2018, nearly half a million voters ranked their choices in elections for the most important offices in their communities.

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Runoffs ensue from Texas primaries, but not everyone gets to play

Posted on What's New Madeline Brown on March 08, 2018
Runoffs ensue from Texas primaries, but not everyone gets to play

Texas will have 16 Congressional primary runoffs on May 22 where turnout will likely be lower and winners will receive less total votes than they would with ranked choice voting.

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Election Day, Maine news, Comedy Central & more!

Posted on eblasts Rob Richie on November 07, 2017
Election Day, Maine news, Comedy Central & more!

Our communications director and senior fellow David Daley will be the featured guest at 11:30 pm tonight on Comedy Central.

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Today's Elections in Cape Coral & Ft. Myers: A Ranked Choice Voting Perspective

Posted on What's New Shane Mckibben on October 03, 2017
Today's Elections in Cape Coral & Ft. Myers: A Ranked Choice Voting Perspective

For all of the Cape Coral and Ft. Myers primaries being held today, the top two vote-getters will advance to a runoff on November 7th.

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