Rochester Post Bulletin: Ranked choice letter misleading

Rochester Post Bulletin: Ranked choice letter misleading

Anna Froehling in The Rochester Post Bulletin: RCV is no different from our current two-round system in which voters go to a primary and a general election. If their favorite candidate is out in the primary, they vote for a second choice in the general election or...
Guest Blog: Want a Stronger Democracy?

Guest Blog: Want a Stronger Democracy?

By Andy Dawkins Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 65A; 1987 – 2003. Want a stronger democracy? Make sure everyone who wins an election gets 50% of the vote. It’s called Instant Run-Off or Ranked Choice Voting and it’s up for a vote at the MN...
Forest Lake Times: Ranked choice is better for voters

Forest Lake Times: Ranked choice is better for voters

Jen Scott in the Forest Lake Times Today, in most Minnesota elections, a candidate need not earn majority support to win; they can win with less, and sometimes far less, than 50% of the vote. When someone wins with less than a majority, it is called winning “by...
Duluth News Tribune: Ranked voting not difficult, a good idea

Duluth News Tribune: Ranked voting not difficult, a good idea

Joel T.M. Bamford in The Duluth News Tribune: I am encouraged by the movement for ranked-choice voting, both here in Minnesota and nationwide. Ranked-choice voting is a common-sense improvement to the way we vote. It is simply a better way for voters to choose elected...
Forest Lake Times: Ranked choice is better for voters

Duluth News Tribune: Ranked Choice Voting could help in Ely

Tom Benson in the Duluth News Tribune I could barely keep from spitting out my coffee at the laughable statement on ranked-choice voting in the News Tribune’s March 15 “Our View” editorial, headlined, “Like Duluth, state can reject confusion of ranked-choice voting.”...