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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

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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

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

Can't Argue With Science: MIT Study Supports Growing Demands to Unrig US Elections | Independent Voter NewsCan't Argue With Science: MIT Study Supports Growing Demands to Unrig US Elections | Independent Voter News

in the mainstream conversation for future reform efforts across the country. RCV on the Ballot. Voter Choice Massachusetts. celebrated a monumental victory leading to the close of 2019 as the Secretary of the Commonwealth. certified over 111,000 voter

6 Big Fights Against Voter Suppression That Neither Party Wants You To Know About | Independent Voter News6 Big Fights Against Voter Suppression That Neither Party Wants You To Know About | Independent Voter News

people to know about the efforts going on right now to fight voter suppression and disenfranchisement in cities and states across the US. Here are 6 of these fights the people need to know about: 1. Ranked Choice Voting Coming to New York City? Massachusetts

South Carolina Judge Says GOP Can Deny Voters Primary; Trump Considers Ditching Debates | Independent Voter NewsSouth Carolina Judge Says GOP Can Deny Voters Primary; Trump Considers Ditching Debates | Independent Voter News

Carolina Governor Mark Sanford. Many Republican Parties have changed their rules in one way or another to make it much more challenging for Sanford, former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, and former Illinois US Rep. Joe Walsh to pick up any delegates or

Reaction Poll: Roughly 60% of IVN Readers Want  A GOP Debate | Independent Voter NewsReaction Poll: Roughly 60% of IVN Readers Want A GOP Debate | Independent Voter News

Republican nomination: Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, former Illinois US Rep. Joe Walsh, and of course, incumbent US President Donald Trump. At the time of this writing, 718 people reacted to the poll