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The Boston Globe
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A vote for equity at the polls

Ranked-choice voting in Massachusetts will encourage candidates from a broader array of backgrounds to run for office and give voters the freedom to support them. By Danielle Allen  |  September...
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The Fahey Q&A with Shauna Hamilton, who’s working for more voter choice in Massachusetts

By Katie Fahey  |  September 28, 2020 — After organizing the Voters Not Politicians 2018 ballot initiative that put citizens in charge of drawing Michigan's legislative maps, Fahey became founding...
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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Ranked voting offers more options

By Cheryl Clyburn-Crawford  |  September 17, 2020 — The past few years have seen a wide range of elected positions, from Boston City Council to US Congress, filled by Black, Latinx,...
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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...
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Letter: Give ranked choice voting a chance, Massachusetts

By ANDREW BLOOM  |  August 6, 2020 — To the editor: Following the largest and most successful referendum signature campaign in the history of the commonwealth, ranked choice voting will...
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Letter: Vote yes for ranked-choice voting

By MONICA & BOB FOLEY  |  August 2, 2020 — With ranked-choice voting, there is no more concern that you are “wasting” a vote, and no more candidates seen as...
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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...