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by Gena Berglund
Nearly all the City Council candidates that screened for the TakeAction Minnesota endorsement on February 19 expressed support for Instant Runoff Voting.
February 16, 2007
By Gena Berglund
Sometime in the next few monthssooner, if you go to your caucus on March 6someone may approach you to sign a petition to change Saint Paul city elections for the better.
Oakland will use such a system. Davis, Calif., has opted for 'proportional representation.' Backers believe the systems make races more competitive.
By Nancy Vogel
Times Staff Writer
[Editor's note: The article references two ranked ballot voting methods, neither of which are the same as Instant Runoff Voting: Borda's method gives more weight, or points, to higher ranked preferences and fewer points lower ranked preferences.
Truth to Tell Tackles Instant Run-off Voting
Three US cities have implemented Instant Runoff Voting in the last five years San Francisco (CA) in 2004, Burlington (VT) in 2006 and Takoma Park (MD) in 2007.
Read about how the Minneapolis Better Ballot Campaign happened and what it took to win!
Elections option might go to voters. Supporters weighing referendum effort on instant-runoff voting.
Posted on Thu, Dec. 07, 2006
Star Tribune -- November 27, 2006
It's not simply a way to grab power by the two major parties.
Friday, November 17, 2006 Volume 17, Issue 46
By Marshall Helmberger