Better Ballot Bulletin: August 15, 2021


Welcome to the Better Ballot Bulletin. Here you will find important updates in the world of instant runoff voting, events to attend that help spread the word of IRV, and information and news about other good governance policies.

News in Instant Runoff Voting

John Pudner of Take Back Our Republic urges other red states to learn from Utah in this Op Ed: The Salt Lake Tribune

Municipalities across the country are voting to put IRV on the ballot: Ann Arbor, MI and Westbrooke, ME were two of the most recent


Better Ballot Events

Activities Team Meeting: via Zoom Aug 17 at 7pm. Click for More Info.

Canvassing at the Charleston Flea Market: Aug 21 at 10am. Click for More Info.

Statewide Strategy Call: Aug 24 via Zoom at 7pm. Click for More Info.

Pitch Training: Aug 26 via Zoom at 8pm. Click for More Info.

Canvassing at the Soda City Market: Aug 28 at 10 am. Click for More Info.

Want to get involved? Check out all the ways that you can contribute to this great movement. For some, you don't even have to leave the house!

Are you looking for a flyer to hang up at your local community board? Or maybe something to handout to people? Check out our Printables!

We have a new and easy way to get involved! Sign our petition! Show your support of instant runoff voting by signing and sharing.

Did you know that there are Better Ballot SC Facebook groups for your county? Join yours today to help build the movement in your backyard

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Good Governance

Check out this annotated version of the For The People Act courtesy of the Brennan Center at NYU Law School. Among other great reforms that will strengthen democracy, it establishes instant runoff voting at the federal level.

Gerrymandering: manipulating the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class. The lines are redrawn this year.

Visit Grand Strand Action Together's Election Reform Committee to learn more about gerrymandering and get involved.

Grand Strand Action Together's Election Reform Committee is one of many organizations working towards improving governance in our state. If you know of other organizations and events, please share them with as at [email protected]

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Thank you for your time,

Nicole Sanchez

President, BetterBallotSC

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