When it came to whether New York’s new ranked voting system worked, supporters and critics gave simple yes-or-no answers.
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Because primaries aren’t a key factor in why Congress is so polarized, changing how they work may not do much to alleviate the problem.
A majority of D.C. council members are in favor of a plan that would implement ranked-choice voting in the District as early as 2024.
Recall elections in California are overly bulky, and they risk replacing an elected politician with someone who is even less popular.
With Ranked Choice Voting as a voting method in North Carolina, there will be more civility, as negative campaigning will be prohibited.
A new poll conducted by Common Cause New York and Rank The Vote NYC shows that there is huge support for ranked voting in NYC.
A new Colorado bill aims to make it easier for towns to join RCV by providing technical assistance through their county clerks’ offices.
The modest pollock was on top for a few glory hours. In an online mock election for favorite Alaska seafood, it came out on top.
TBOR is hosting an intriguing conversation on three potential presidential election options. The meeting is scheduled for June 26.
NYC Mayor’s online program for tallying resident’s favorite pizza topping is a way for him to show how ranked-choice voting works.