Better Ballot Bulletin: August 1, 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

Lawmakers Push to Bring IRV to DC: DCist

Instant Runoff Voting is Shown to Benefit Candidates and Voters of Color: FairVote

Better Ballot Events

Activities Team Meeting: via Zoom Aug 3 and Aug 17 at 7pm

Canvassing at Soda City Market: Aug 7, 10am. RSVP here.

Canvassing at Greer Farmer's Market: Aug 10, 4:30pm. RSVP here.

Canvassing at Soda City Market: Aug 14, 10am. RSVP here.

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.

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

Always wanted a Better Ballot SC shirt? Maybe a button or two? Today's your lucky day. Check out our shop today.

Good Governance

Good Governance Symposium Hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area: While the live events are over, you can view recordings of each event here.

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

Visit Fair Maps SC page to learn more about gerrymandering and get involved.

Fair Maps SC is one of many organizations workings 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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