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A study group has been considering whether Duluth should adopt new system to allow residents to cast votes for multiple candidates vying for the same seat.
The MGA will consider bill to allow Baltimore City Council to establish open primary elections or “ranked choice” voting for primary or general elections.
Several Nebraska counties planning to switch to all mail elections after a paperwork mix-up has a recall election on hold in Aurora.
Deadline is approaching for cities across Utah to decide if they want to experiment ranked choice voting which is foreseeable with atleast four Utah cities.
Pennsylvania municipalities must acquire voting machines in middle of a busy presidential election cycle that produce paper trail to audit before 2019 ends.
Bill’s father, Richard J. Daley, was the longest-serving Chicago mayor ever, serving from 1955 to 1976. That record was beaten by Bill’s brother, Richard M. Daley, who ran the city from 1989 to 2011.
There are many who support the argument that if more convicts get their voting rights and are encouraged to participate in democracy, they would be less likely to commit crimes again.
The Amherst Town Council Monday adopted a Ranked-choice Voting Commission, a system that allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference.
The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy conference was in Barcelona where PB was explored, how it can be used and what its limitations are.