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Don Fraser and George Latimer: Ranked-choice voting upholds majority-rule principle, broadens choice and opens up political process
We come from opposite sides of the river, and we disagree about a few things ... like which Twin City is the smartest, most vibrant and best looking.
But weve always shared essential values, including an unwavering commitment to expanding democracy. All of us have a stake in the future of our cities and our state and we all have the right to help shape that future. Thats why were longtime proponents of ranked-choice voting (RCV), which upholds the principle of majority rule, broadens voter choice and opens up the political process to more people.READ MORE
9/9/2013 TruthToTell- Minneapolis Mayors Race- Can Rank Choice Voting Meet the Test?
Reformists Rebut RCV Myths in Strib, Insight News Op-Eds8-29-13 4pm: John Williams live at the Fair talking with Jeanne Massey about Ranked Choice Voting in Minneapolis.
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Open letter to the community: Ranked Choice Voting gives communities of color more opportunities
Larry Jacobs and Joanne Miller are well-respected professors of political science. But the science seemed to be lacking from their recent commentary on ranked-choice voting (Ranked choice could diminish equality, Aug. 7).
They were quick to suggest that RCV disenfranchises certain voters. But they did so with only the flimsiest of evidence a practice to which we are by now well-accustomed with regard to this topic.READ MORE