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
IRV/RCV Rally at the Statehouse!!!!
This first in the Southeast rally was a blast. We had great speakers, an announcement of a bill, and IRV elections in real time! If you missed it, you can still check it out on our Facebook page
Commentary: ranked choice voting means more voice, choices for South Carolinians: Post and Courier
Letter: Support RCV: The State
'We want choice': Local groups rally for ranked choice voting: News19
Take your pick: Andrew Yang pitches ranked choice voting to SC: Post and Courier
Ranked Choice Voting Rally at the State House: ABC25Columbia
BRACK: A clever, fair way to avoid costly runoffs: Statehouse Report
News From Across the Country
The Sensible Voices Drowned Out in the Race for House Speaker: IVN Network
Following a Big Year, More States Push ranked choice voting: NBC News
2023 Ranked Choice Voting Memo: Represent Women
Georgia officials consider changes to state's runoff election system: Facing South
Practical Politics: Where a veteran reporter look and what she found: Christian Science Monitor
Better Ballot SC Events
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, we will be advertising for the rally.
Lobbying Day with BBSC: March 7. We rallied and now we're going to leverage that support. Join us to speak to our legislators. Training to take place the week before.
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]
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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
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Thank you for reading,
Better Ballot Bulletin: February 1, 2023
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