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The Boston Globe
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Ranked-choice voting is a better way to vote

By Elizabeth Warren and Jamie Raskin |  September 18, 2020 — Across the country nearly 1,000 people are dying each day from COVID-19, an infectious disease that should have been under control...
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The Latest Argument For Ranked-Choice Voting? Last Week’s Primary

By  Ismar Volić |  September 9, 2020 — To the skeptics of ranked-choice voting: Look no further than last week's Fourth District Democratic primary elections, where Jake Auchincloss won the primary with 22.4% of the...
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We Need Ranked-Choice Voting — And This November We Can Make It Happen

By  Dan Kennedy  |  September 2, 2020 — As of Wednesday morning, it was still unclear who had won the Democratic primary in the Fourth Congressional District. In a field...
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Candidates in 4th District primary back ranked choice voting

With so many qualified candidates, the winner of this election will most likely need under 20% to win with massive advantages for those from large cities and who can self-fund...
Talking Points Memo
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COVID-19 Might Not Sideline Expansion Of Ranked Choice Voting Reform In These Key States

The most well-known benefit of RCV is ensuring that the winner of an election receives support from the majority of voters. This is critical in heavily contested elections.   By...
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Ballot initiative on ranked choice voting continues to gain steam

By MATT MURPHY  |  June 18, 2020 — Elections may never be the same after COVID-19. As the Legislature steams toward passage of a massive expansion of vote-by-mail for the...
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Range of topics deemed eligible for 2020 ballot

By CHRIS LISINSKI, State House News Service  |  September 5, 2019 — Potential ballot question campaigns were cleared for takeoff Wednesday, and voters next year could decide the fate of...
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Ranked-Choice Voting Is Among 12 Initiative Petitions Certified By The Mass. AG

By BENJAMIN SWASEY  |  September 4, 2019 – An effort to have Massachusetts voters next year weigh in on a ranked-choice voting system moved a step forward Wednesday, as it...
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Ranked-choice voting, gun safe questions cleared for ballot

By CHRISTIAN M. WADE  |  September 4, 2019 – BOSTON — Plans to implement ranked-choice voting, prevent Massachusetts from declaring itself a "sanctuary state" and require gun owners to store...
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Ranked choice voting, right to repair, beer and wine at grocery stores and more: Massachusetts attorney general certifies 12 initiative petitions for ballot questions

By SHIRA SCHOENBERG  |  September 4, 2019 – Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday allowed 12 initiative petitions to move to the next step toward getting on the ballot. Healey...