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The Berkshire Eagle: Vote yes on 2 for ranked choice voting
The Berkshire Eagle: Vote yes on 2 for ranked choice voting
The Berkshire Eagle: Vote yes on 2 for ranked choice voting By The Editorial Board |  October 22, 2020 — In the 4th Congressional District this year, a seven-way contest produced a...
Michael Douglas: Vote YES on 2 Massachusetts
Actor Michael Douglas Gives Video Endorsement of Massachusetts’ Question 2
Actor Michael Douglas Gives Video Endorsement of Massachusetts’ Question 2 — Boston, Mass. - October 22, 2020 -  Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas is voicing his support for ranked choice...
Jennifer Nassour: The conservative case for ranked-choice voting
Via MassLive: The conservative case for ranked-choice voting By Jennifer Nassour |  October 21, 2020 — In 2020, it seems as though there are rare cases where Republicans and Democrats...
MV TIMES: Yes, yes, and no
MV Times: Yes, yes, and no  By The Editorial Board |  October 21, 2020 — Mail-in voting is in full swing. Early voting began Saturday. And we’re less than two weeks away...
GREENFIELD RECORDER: Vote “Yes” on Question 2
Greenfield Recorder: Vote "Yes" on Question 2.  By The Editorial Board |  October 22, 2020 — We’re trapped in an either-or political system that can’t possibly encapsulate the wide swath of varied...
The Sun Chronicle endorses Yes on 2. Our view: Making the right choice
THE SUN CHRONICLE talks Yes On 2: “Making the right choice”
The Sun Chronicle talks Yes on 2 | Our view: Making the right choice. "It would serve as a spur to independent candidates as well as a way of ensuring...
DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE: Vote ‘yes’ on Questions 1 and 2
Daily Hampshire Gazette: Vote Yes on 2. "With ranked-choice voting, democracy wins." By The Editorial Board |  October 22, 2020 — While there’s little question that Trump versus Biden is the major...
Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Yes on 2
Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Yes on 2
Massachusetts Teachers Association Endorses Yes on 2; Union Representing 120,000 members says RCV is “a major step forward for the common good.” MTA joins Boston Teachers Union, American Federation of...
Easthampton, Northampton mayors: Bring ranked-choice voting to Massachusetts
Easthampton, Northampton mayors: Bring ranked-choice voting to Massachusetts By Nicole LaChapelle and David Narkewicz  |  October 16, 2020 — With Election Day just weeks away, voters are preparing to make...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Andrew Yang Officially Endorses Yes on 2 in Massachusetts
Former Presidential Candidate and leader of Humanity Forward Endorses Yes on 2 For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - October 16, 2020 - Presidential primary contender and founder of Humanity...
MA Lawyers Weekly
Ranked Choice Voting is Constitutional
Ranked Choice Voting is Constitutional By Richard Pildes and G. Michael Parsons |  October 15, 2020 — In our highly polarized and divisive political climate, many Americans are looking for reforms...
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Ranked Choice Voting Can Make Government Look More Like Us
By Tanisha Sullivan and Jesse Mermell  |  October 15, 2020 — Everywhere you turn there are reminders that it’s election season. Lawn signs, bumper stickers and campaign ads abound. We...
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Boston Celtics’ assistant GM Mike Zarren pushes for ranked-choice voting, end of a system that ‘to me isn’t democracy’
By Tom Westerholm  |  October 14, 2020 — Members of the Ranked Choice Voting Committee 2020 faced an odd obstacle in their bid to get an initiative on the Massachusetts ballot...
Vote for president and the Senate. But pay attention to these reforms on state ballots, too.
By Danielle Allen  |  October 14, 2020 — All eyes are on the races for the White House and Senate and the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings. But potentially even more...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Ihssane Leckey joins Yes on 2 as Honorary Co-Chair
Former 4th Congressional District Candidate will serve as a surrogate for ranked choice voting initiative For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - October 14, 2020 - Ihssane Leckey, a former...
Ranked-choice voting would help bipartisanship
Panera Bread founder and Massachusetts resident Ron Shaich writes that plurality voting isn't conducive to long-term problem-solving. In this exclusive op-ed, he writes about the need for the Bay State...
The Boston Globe
Why Celtics executive Mike Zarren is working to bring ranked-choice voting to Massachusetts
By Adam Himmelsbach  |  October 13, 2020 — Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren arrived in Orlando Aug. 22 and spent more than a month supporting the players in the...
The Boston Globe endorses Yes On 2
Massachusetts ballot questions: The Boston Globe Endorses Yes Vote on Question 2
Globe says ranked choice ensures majority outcomes, broadens the field of candidates, eliminates the “spoiler effect” and would improve tone of political campaign. Massachusetts ballot questions: The Boston Globe endorses...
The Boston Globe
BOSTON GLOBE: Vote yes on Question 2
Massachusetts voters can strike an important blow for majority rule by moving to ranked-choice voting for a number of state and federal elections. BOSTON GLOBE: Vote yes on Question 2....
Gomez, Falchuk urge yes on Q2
Ranked choice voting rewards candidates with broad appeal By Gabriel Gomez and Evan Falchuk  |  October 9, 2020 — As Americans, we are at our best when we are united....
Newton councilor says we need ranked-choice voting
By City Councilor-at-Large Becky Grossman |  October 5, 2020 — In the aftermath of the Democratic primary in Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District, there’s been a renewed emphasis on the need...
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Ranked choice voting is the best road forward to save democracy
By Peter Ackerman and Douglas Shoen  |  October 4, 2020 — After the first presidential debate, there was one conclusion that almost everyone came to, which is that it was...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Michael E. Porter joins Yes On 2 as Honorary Co-Chair
The Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School and director of Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness will join effort to bring ranked choice voting to Massachusetts. Michael...
Andrew Yang, Bill Weld: Why ranked choice voting will improve America’s elections
It’s time we bring our presidential primary process into the 21st Century by adopting ranked choice voting. By Andrew Yang and Bill Weld  |  October 2, 2020 — Picking our...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Yes on 2 Celebrates Campaign Milestones
6,400 volunteers, 3,000 campaign donations, 83 Beacon Hill endorsements and more. For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - October 2, 2020 - With 34 days to go before Election Day,...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Yes on 2 Adds More Co-Chairs from Beacon Hill
State Senators Becca Rausch and Jason Lewis to Become Honorary Co-chairs on Ranked Choice Voting Initiative For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - October 1, 2020 - The ‘Yes on...
The Boston Globe
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...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Ron Shaich, Founder of Panera Bread, joins Yes on 2 as Honorary Co-Chair
For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - September 30, 2020 - The ‘Yes on 2’ campaign is honored to announce today that Massachusetts entrepreneur and longtime corporate CEO, Ron Shaich,...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Yes on 2 Releases List of Massachusetts Academic and Legal Supporters
Over 55 professors, academics, researchers and election law experts across Massachusetts have officially endorsed Question 2. For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - September 29, 2020 - The Yes on 2...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Former 4th Congressional District Candidate Becky Grossman Joins Yes on 2 Campaign
The former candidate in the MA 4th Congressional District primary will join Yes on 2 Advisory Board. For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - September 29, 2020 - At-Large member...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Natalia Linos Touts Ranked Choice in Globe Op Ed, Joins Yes on 2 Advisory Board
The former candidate in the MA 4th Congressional District primary will join Yes on 2 Advisory Board. For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - September 28, 2020 - Former candidate...
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...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
The Endorsements Keep Coming
Yes on 2 Announces Rep. Andy Vargas as Honorary Co-chair of Campaign for RCV For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. - September 25, 2020 -  The ‘Yes on 2’ campaign...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Jesse Mermell’s Pitch to Ranked Choice Voting Campaign Becomes a Reality
Jesse Mermell officially joins Yes on 2 Campaign For Immediate Release  — Boston, Mass. – September 23, 2020 - The Yes on 2 campaign has officially brought former 4th Congressional...
The Boston Globe
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,...
WBUR
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...
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...
Yes on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts
Yes on 2 Campaign: “4th Congressional District Primary is a Prime Example of Why Massachusetts Voters Would Benefit from Ranked Choice Voting”
4th CD primary too close to call, leading candidates both with less than 25% each For Immediate Release:  Contact: Charlie@sqcomms.com, 617-894-6905 — Boston, Mass. – September 2, 2020 - The Massachusetts...
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...
New WBUR/MassINC Poll Shows Majority of Mass Voters who know Ranked Choice Voting Support ‘Yes on 2’
The Campaign Starts as a Statistical Tie with a Clear Path to A Majority Win For Immediate Release: Contact: Charlie@sqcomms.com, 617-894-6905 — Boston, Mass – August 13, 2020 – The...
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...
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...
Yes on 2 – Ranked Choice Voting Initiative Unveils Honorary Campaign Co-Chairs
Business, political, academic and nonprofit leaders from across the political spectrum will lead the campaign for Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts For Immediate Release:  Contact: Charlie@sqcomms.com, 617-894-6905 — Boston, Mass...
It’s Official: Massachusetts Voters to Decide Ranked Choice Voting on November Ballot
MA Secretary of State William Galvin Confirms Ranked Choice Voting Initiative For Fall ballot For Immediate Release: July 13, 2020 — Boston, Mass. – Voter Choice for Massachusetts 2020 has...
Talking Points Memo
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...
Ranked Choice Voting Initiative Unofficially Clinches its Place on the MA Ballot as Voter Choice for Massachusetts 2020 Submits Record Number of Signatures to Secretary of State Galvin
Campaign Reaches Another Milestone to Bring Ranked Choice Voting to MA; Has Now Submitted More Than 136,000 Signatures to the MA Secretary of State’s Office  For Immediate Release: July 1,...
Rev. Vernon K. Walker: Ranked choice voting can promote equality
Helps remove extreme partisanship from political process   By VERNON K. WALKER  |  June 25, 2020 ⁠— “I am convinced that if we are to get on to the right...
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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...
Voter Choice for Massachusetts 2020 Submits Record-Setting Number of Signatures for Ranked Choice Voting Ballot Initiative
Campaign Reaches Milestone to Bring Ranked Choice Voting to MA; Submits Over 136,000 Signatures to MA Town and City Clerks. For Immediate Release June 17, 2020 — Boston, Mass. –...
Order From Supreme Judicial Court Paves The Way For Historic Signature Collection Campaign
Court decision preserves democracy and ballot access in MA in the face of COVID-19 For Immediate Release: May 1, 2020 — Boston, MA - After this week’s order by the...
The Boston Globe
In a pandemic, electronic signatures are needed to protect our democracy
By ERIC S. MASKIN & LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS  |  April 15, 2020 — The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts will hear a case Thursday with implications for the collection of...
Mass. Primary: What Ranked Choice Voting Would Have Meant
By KEVIN JOHNSON & MAC D'ALESSSANDRO  |  March 10, 2020 ⁠— VOTERS ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS approached last week’s presidential primary with different views on whom to support and what issues are...
State Certifies over 111,000 Signatures to Put Ranked Choice Voting on 2020 Massachusetts Ballot
Grassroots team delivered signatures from all 351 cities and towns Massachusetts. For Immediate Release December 20, 2019 — BOSTON, Mass. – The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office alerted Voter Choice for...
The Boston Globe
Ranked-choice voting could guarantee that a candidate is elected by a majority
By LARRY LESSIG  |  December 19, 2019 ⁠— In theory, in a democracy, the majority wins. In reality, in America’s democracy, that’s not always so. The winner of an election...
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Campaign Collects Over 110,500 Signatures to Put Ranked Choice Voting on 2020 Massachusetts Ballot
Grassroots team delivers signatures from every city and town in Massachusetts. For Immediate Release December 4, 2019 — BOSTON – After spending the past weeks talking directly with voters across...
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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...
Ranked Choice Voting Ballot Question Certified by Attorney General; Signature Collection to Begin This Month
Commonsense Change Would Give Voters Stronger Voice, Ensure Majority Support for Election Winners. For Immediate Release September 4, 2019 — BOSTON – Voter Choice for Massachusetts, the campaign to bring...
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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...
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Ranked choice voting could be on the Massachusetts ballot in 2020
By NIK DECOSTA-KLIPA  |  August 1, 2019 – Could Massachusetts follow in Maine’s footsteps next year? Supporters of ranked choice voting are beginning the push for a 2020 ballot question proposing the...
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Laboratories of Democracy: San Francisco voters rank their candidates. It’s made politics a little less nasty.
By LEE DRUTMAN  |  July 31, 2019 – In place since: 2002 The problem: In March 2002, San Franciscans were ready for some new voting rules. The city had long used...
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Rep. Andy Vargas: It’s time to bring ranked-choice voting to Mass.
By ANDY VARGAS  |  July 17, 2019 – During the summer of 2002, Sen. John McCain delivered a recorded phone message to the citizens of Alaska, asking them to adopt...
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Ranked choice pitched as inclusive election reform
By KATELYN BUDION  |  July 20, 2019 – Ranked choice voting would allow voters to rank multiple candidates in order of preference. If no candidate gets a majority of the...
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Elizabeth Warren sounds very open to ranked choice voting
By NIK DECOSTA-KLIPA  |  June 11, 2019 – Elizabeth Warren says she’s coming around on the idea of ranked choice voting. “This is one of those things I had thought, ‘Nah,...
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Making the case for ranked-choice voting
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER  |  April 17, 2019 – After all the ballots were counted in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District in 2018, Democrat Jared Golden, a 36-year-old Marine Corps veteran, trailed Bruce...
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What Is Ranked-Choice Voting? It May Benefit Diverse Candidates
By HANNAH GOLDEN  |  July 11, 2018 – On Wednesday, July 11, London Breed was sworn in as mayor of San Francisco, making history as the first black woman to...

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