Welcome to the Better Ballot Bulletin. Here you will find important updates in the world of instant runoff voting and events to attend that help spread the word of IRV in SC.
News in Instant Runoff Voting
An Important Reminder of How Elections Work - and how SC's could work better: Post and Courier
Bringing Back Local Issues Through the Fair Representation Act: FairVote
Measuring the Effects of Ranked Choice Voting in Republican Primaries: Center for Campaign Innovation
Better Ballot SC Events
Canvassing at the Main Street Latin Festival: Aug 27 at 10am. Join us for canvassing at the Soda City Market in Columbia. We'll bring the clipboards and pens, you bring the enthusiasm and smiles!
Weekly Work Jam and Welcome: These free form Zoom sessions are all about getting work done. Roll up your sleeves to learn a new skill or contribute with what your best at. Wednesdays: Aug 17 and Sept 7
Curious what we'll be working on? Check out our Slack (click here to join) or Facebook beforehand.
Phone Banking with Better Ballot SC: Aug 23 and Sept 13 at 6pm. Time to hit the phones! We have supporters and we need too mobilize them. Join us biweekly.
National Pitch Training: Join IRV fans weekly from across the country to learn from the experts how to talk to people about this great policy!
Quarterly Statewide Call: Wednesday October 26 @ 7pm. Join us to get the latest updates and discussion on upcoming events and strategy. We'll be meeting via Zoom. Register here.
Future Events to get Excited About!
Canvassing at the Irmo Okra Strut Festival: Sept 24. This local favorite is sure to turn out lots of people. Join us to talk to festival goers about the benefits of instant runoff voting.
Canvassing at the South Carolina Pride Fest: Oct 15. Join us to celebrate and talk to a great crowd of people on Main Street in Columbia.
IRV Day Rally 1/23: Jan 23. We're going to the state house and you should come too! Let's show them how many of us want this simple, common sense upgrade!
Want to be more connected? Join our Slack channel!
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 an easy way to get involved! Sign our petition! Show your support of instant runoff voting by signing and sharing. Remember to share it to your social media!
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
If you like what you've read here and would like us to continue our efforts, please donate. We're building momentum here in South Carolina. Help us continue to educate our fellow South Carolinians.
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Hope to see you soon,
Better Ballot Bulletin: August 15, 2022
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