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Letter: Tips for ranking your choices

Original Publication   To the editor: Election Day is almost here. This year Bloomington is using ranked-choice voting for its city council elections. As an election judge for the past five years, I know how few people voted in the primary in the past. Ranked-choice voting...

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Letter: Election will prove ranked-choice voting is practical

With this election, Bloomington will be helping to prove that ranked-choice voting is a practical and effective way to conduct elections in suburban cities, paving the way for the use of ranked-choice voting in school board elections, where it would be really helpful this year, and in legislative races and statewide elections under legislation which I have sponsored.

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Letter: Ranked-choice voting having an influence

Original Publication   To the editor: This summer, we volunteered to provide voter education on ranked-choice voting at Bloomington events and door knock in preparation for the Bloomington City Council election this November. While we are involved in a lot of volunteer...

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Letter: Voters need not wait until Nov. 2

Original Publication To the editor: Early voting for local elections in Bloomington starts this Friday, Sept. 17.   Voters can request a mail-in ballot or vote early in-person at city hall 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, with additional hours the Saturday and Monday before...

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Axel Daood: Ranked choice voting will lead to better leaders

Originally Published in Winona Daily News   Eight months ago, Republican politicians tacitly and explicitly endorsed voter fraud conspiracies, fomenting anger that erupted in violence at the January 6 insurrection. Then, the same politicians – including our representative,...

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Results are in: NYC Ranked Choice Voting Primary Election Success

By nearly every measure, the first Ranked Choice Voting election in our nation’s largest city was a resounding success, with the Washington Post editorial board calling on the expansion of RCV in more places.  Many of the promises of RCV came to fruition: The election was more...

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ABC Newspapers – LETTER: Time to consider ranked choice voting

ABC Newspapers — LETTER: Time to consider ranked choice voting To the editor:   The elections have really had me thinking about American politics. With our current two-party system, there has been so much mudslinging between Democrats and Republicans that it often becomes...

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