LETTER: Support ranked-choice voting

Published on October 27, 2022

Ranked-choice voting (RCV) promotes political moderation and compromise. Indeed, according to Prof. Larry Diamond of the Hoover Institution at Stanford, while some other reforms would be helpful (e.g., multiseat legislative districts), RCV is the single best Archimedean lever to overcome our nation’s current dysfunctional and polarized politics.

Minnesota should follow the lead of its fellow northern states, Maine and Alaska, by adopting RCV.

Candidates Nancy McLean for the state Senate (District 33) and Hanna Valento and Josiah Hill for the State House (Districts 33A and 33B) all support the adoption of RCV in Minnesota.

For that reason, if they are elected, they will help make our state and our nation a better place for our children and grandchildren.

Because ranked-choice voting will help restore strength and resiliency to our democracy, please vote for Nancy McLean for state Senate and either Hanna Valento or Josiah Hill for state House.

Jim Dorsey
Grant

Originally published in the White Bear Press
Published on October 26, 2022

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