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Is Ranked-Choice A Better Way To Vote?

Listen here Maine recently became the first state in the country to adopt a voting tabulation system known as ranked-choice voting. The goal is to ensure the winning candidate always receives at least 50% of the vote. We’re having a discussion about the pros and cons of the system and whether it could work in … Continue reading Is Ranked-Choice A Better Way To Vote?

Ranked-choice voting is slated to get some attention at a Statehouse meeting this week.

Monday’s Dave Gram Show starts with a preview, with lawmakers supporting the measure, a critic, and an election official who would have to implement it. Featured on the podcast are Representatives Sibilia and Chesnut-Tangerman, sponsors of H.444. https://wdevradio.com/ranked-choice-voting-helping-refugees/

UVM and DePaul faculty propose new depiction for Ranked Choice Voting results

ACCUMULATION CHARTS FOR INSTANT-RUNOFF ELECTIONS BRIDGET EILEEN TENNER AND GREGORY S. WARRINGTON Proposes a new graphical format for instant-runoff voting election results called an “accumulation chart.” This model, a modification of standard bar charts, is easy to understand, clearly indicates the winner, depicts the instant-runoff algorithm, and summarizes the votes cast. Moreover, it includes the … Continue reading UVM and DePaul faculty propose new depiction for Ranked Choice Voting results

#VERMONT LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE RANKED CHOICE VOTING BILL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 VERMONT LAWMAKERS INTRODUCERANKED CHOICE VOTING BILL Democrats, Progressives, andIndependents planning events and public outreach MONTPELIER, VT – A coalition ofDemocratic, Progressive, and Independent lawmakers from across Vermont haveformally introduced legislation to make Vermont the second New England state toadopt Ranked Choice Voting for state and federal elections. The proposedlegislation … Continue reading #VERMONT LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE RANKED CHOICE VOTING BILL