Following a big year, more states push ranked-choice voting
Ranked Choice Voting is having a moment.
A NEW CONGRESS, A NEW CASE FOR RANKED CHOICE VOTING
… “Get ready for the circus,” one staffer predicted. “Are you here for the show?” another asked. “The circus, of course, was the multiple rounds of voting in which Members of Congress attempted to elect the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, the first time such a vote needed…
2021 Nebraska Exit Survey Research
This past year brought challenges, rewards and many educational opportunities to the communities in Nebraska and around the world through the pandemic. Currently Nebraska uses single-choice voting ballots, as we strive to bring ranked choice voting to our great state it is important to know how Nebraskan’s feel about it.…
After Omaha’s primary election results, is rank choice voting the path forward?
Hannah Michelle Bussa | April 20, 2021 After Omaha’s primary on April 6, discussions about rank choice voting were brought to the forefront. Specifically in the mayoral race, rank choice voting could have changed the results of the election. Former candidate for U.S. Senate Angie Philips discussed rank choice voting…
Ranked-choice voting would help improve state elections
Coalition building and appealing to voters from both parties are imperative to winning – and governing from the middle for the betterment of all people, regardless of their party affiliation. As such, Nebraska should follow Maine’s lead – once again – when it comes to a revolutionary way to make…
Local View: Toward a more perfect union
“When we have an opportunity to improve our democracy, we should take that opportunity. Last week, I introduced a bill to improve our government and representatives in the form of ranked-choice Voting.”
Ranked-choice voting should get a fair hearing
“We want better choices. We want better candidates, better ideas,” – Cindy Maxwell-Ostdiek
Bill would allow Nebraska voters to use ranked-choice voting for some elected offices
“We’ve come together around this single issue because we want better choices, better candidates,” she told the committee. “We want better ideas for our communities and families, and ranked-choice voting methods will strengthen our elections and improve our representation.”
The surprising problem with ranked-choice voting
The problem is that we’ve trained ourselves to be RIGHT. To have “our candidate” and not be open (or pushed) to even consider that there might be an alternative.
The Political-Reform Movement Scores Its Biggest Win Yet
Election changes such as ranked-choice voting and nonpartisan primaries are popping up across the country—and are already upending national politics. Russell Berman | January 26, 2021 The ballot measure that Alaska adopted by a narrow margin last fall represents the farthest-reaching changes to any state’s election laws in recent memory,…
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