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.
Better Ballot SC's Year in Review
29 canvasses, helping recruit nearly 500 hundred supporters
Almost 2000 followers on social media
We thank all of our supporters for their efforts and are excited to see an even better year two.
The time almost upon us to elect our Board of Directors once more. If anyone in joining the Board, please email us at [email protected]
News in Instant Runoff Voting
IRV Supporters Seek Oregon Initiative: US News
Bipartisan Group in MO achieves Ballot Initiative for IRV: Public News Service
Better Ballot SC Events
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: February 2, February 9
Pitch Training: February 2, 9pm. Learn the ins and outs of canvassing from the pros! This training will enable you to skillfully canvass and educate South Carolinians about instant runoff voting. Not sure about canvassing? That's okay too. You can use these skills to talk to anyone about IRV.
Canvassing at the Soda City Market: February 5 and February 19. They'll come for the food and shopping and we'll educate them about instant runoff voting. Join us for a good time talking to our fellow South Carolinians.
Meeting and Trivia: February 17, 7pm, The Mellow Mushroom in Lexington. Join us for a low key Better Ballot Meeting at 7 followed by Mellow Mushroom hosted trivia at 7:30. A great meeting for first timers and BBSC veterans alike. Meet your local IRV supporters and hopefully win the trivia prize! Let's win this!
February Statewide Call (1 year anniversary): February 23 @ 7pm. Join us to get the latest updates and discussion on upcoming events and strategy. We'll be meeting via Zoom. Register here.
Call for Volunteers
We have begun contacting various county board of elections and similar groups. If you have a connection to one of these groups or would like to contact one in your area, please let us know. Email us at [email protected]
Want to get involved? It's a great way to learn new skills or to hone current ones. Check out all the ways that you can contribute to this great movement. For some, you don't even have to leave the house!
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.
Consider making a monthly contribution. It helps us to better strategize our long term goals.
Hope to see you soon,
Better Ballot Bulletin: February 1, 2022
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