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Mass. Voters May Get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter NewsMass. Voters May Get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Mass. Voters May Get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2020 Ballot. August 9, 2019. Voter Choice Massachusetts is proposing a ballot initiative to implement ranked choice voting statewide. The group has filed language with the state

Ranked Choice Voting Campaign Smashes Signature Requirement to Get on 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter NewsRanked Choice Voting Campaign Smashes Signature Requirement to Get on 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Ranked Choice Voting Campaign Smashes Signature Requirement to Get on 2020 Ballot. May 27, 2020. Voter Choice for Massachusetts 2020. (Voter Choice Mass) announced Wednesday that it has smashed the signature requirement to get

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James Ryan. James holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Delaware and an M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and currently teaches History in Springfield, MA.

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more. Second, Mac D'Alessandro, State Director of Voter Choice Massachusetts, formerly a principal in the political consultancy, Democracy Partners. Mac discussed the tremendous momentum of ranked choice voting, which passed statewide in Maine and where 90

2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News

ranked choice voting (RCV) has been a key part of this conversation in state legislatures from Massachusetts to Hawaii. RCV has made the agenda on 14 states and counting. The bills vary in their scope and history: those in in Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois

Will New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter NewsWill New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter News

the alternative voting method. Vermont isn't the only state, though, that will take up ranked choice voting in 2019. The Massachusetts legislature is also likely to consider RCV legislation, as grassroots activists have heavily lobbied lawmakers to adopt

Courts grant signature-gathering relief for politicians, but not for ballot measures | Independent Voter NewsCourts grant signature-gathering relief for politicians, but not for ballot measures | Independent Voter News

been more lenient than others. In Massachusetts, a state court has loosened signature requirements for politicians this year, given the national health concerns. But a federal court in Arizona did not consider doing the same for ballot measure campaigns

Giving Millions of Citizens A Better Way To Vote | Independent Voter NewsGiving Millions of Citizens A Better Way To Vote | Independent Voter News

and all the places it will either soon be implemented or passed. This includes the Big Apple, a city of over 8 million residents, Massachusetts, Alaska, and many, many efforts nationwide to get ranked choice voting on the ballot or passed through state

Courts Will Protect the Voting Rights of Party Members, But Why Not Independents? | Independent Voter NewsCourts Will Protect the Voting Rights of Party Members, But Why Not Independents? | Independent Voter News

Reform on the Massachusetts Ballot. Speaking of major court decisions. Voter Choice for Massachusetts 2020 was handed a big win in court after a judge ruled that they could collect electronic signatures online in their campaign to get ranked choice voting

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challenging the way people view the political process and are making history with transformative reforms. Here is what has happened in the past week alone: Massachusetts Campaign Submits Record Number of Signatures to Get Ranked Choice Voting on the Ballot