Better Ballot Bulletin: February 15, 2023


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

Advancing Democracy: Ranked-Choice Voting: National Civic League

Our View: Defend Democracy Now, More Than Ever: Charleston City Paper

Poll: More Than Anything Else, Americans Want Electoral Reform: Independent Voter Network

What Should Republicans Do to Improve Candidate Quality?: Center for Campaign Innovation

Arizona plots to eliminate 'extremests': NBC News


Better Ballot SC Events

Canvassing at Nikki Haley's Announcement: Today. Nikki Haley's event in Charleston is a great opportunity to speak directly to politically minded people.

Canvassing at the Soda City Market: Feb 18, 10am. Join us for canvassing at the Soda City Market in Columbia. We'll bring the clipboard and pens, you bring the enthusiasm and smiles! In addition to talking to future supporters.

Lobbying Day with BBSC: March 7. We rallied and now we're going to leverage that support. Join us to speak to our legislators.

Lobby Day Trainings: March 2 and March 6. Join veteran lobbyist and former SC House member Anne Peterson to learn the ins and outs of being citizen lobbyists.


Future Events to Get Excited About

Quarterly Meeting of the Board: April 19, 7pm. We will be conducting usual business and also electing a new member of our Board of Directors. If you are interested in serving on the Board or would like to speak, please email us at [email protected]

Statewide Strategy Call: Apr 26, 7pm. Join us to recap the quarter and discuss the future. We have lots coming up. RSVP today.


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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Thank you for reading,

Nicole Sanchez

President, BetterBallotSC

BetterBallotSC BetterBallotSC · SC 29420, United States

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