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Tell Your Lawmakers: Time to Move on RCV!
Fellow democracy champions: 2013 is our year.
FairVote Minnesota is leading the charge to transform Minnesotas voting system toward a fairer, smarter, healthier and more representative electoral system through Ranked Choice Voting.
Mayor R.T. Rybak has given the city of Minneapolis 11 years of vigorous, visionary leadership and the promise of just one year more. He announced on Dec. 28 that he won't seek re-election.
That means he's also giving his city an opportunity for something that might not have happened had he opted for a fourth term: There's a chance that in the next 10 months a lively mayoral contest will ensue, one that engages a large share of the city's voters and builds a mandate on which the next mayor can stand and the city can grow.READ MORE
As we bid farewell to 2012, we wanted to take the opportunity to wish you a happy, healthy New Year and to share our many successes these past 12 months.
Nov. 8, 2012 - Wow. Election day voter turnout in Minnesota was staggering: 76 percent and the largest number of voters ever, with 2,938,947 ballots cast reflecting our unparalleled commitment to civic duty and participatory democracy.
In this issue:
Imagine Election Season with Ranked Choice Voting lPalate to the Ballot Promotes RCV and a Better Democracy l Horner, Penny: Minnesota Needs RCV, Not Voter ID l FairVote MN Mourns Loss of George Pillsbury l Follow FairVote MN on Facebook, Twitter