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
Georgia's overseas military got an upgrade to their voting. Now, just like overseas South Carolinian military, they can use an instant runoff ballot: Atlantic Civic Circle
Rob Richie of FairVote is a guest on the podcast How Do We Fix it. Listen to him explain the benefits of IRV and how it has improved multiple communities already: FairVote
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: January 19.
Canvassing at the Soda City Market: January 15 and January 22. 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.
North Charleston House Party: January 22, 7pm. Come learn about IRV and meet fellow supporters.
January Statewide Call (1 year anniversary): January 26 @ 7pm. Join us to get the latest updates and to recap this year's activities. We'll be meeting via Zoom. Register here.
RCV Day / IRV Day
Mark your calendars for RCV Day, 1/23 (123, get it? We're so punny). This nationwide event is a brainchild of FairVote and RankTheVote to promote RCV/IRV that will run all weekend.
There are two great events in South Carolina on Saturday January 22.
The first is a canvass in Columbia at the Soda City Market. Join us to find new supporters and educate our fellow South Carolinians.
Second, there will be a house party in North Charleston. Great for new and seasoned supporters alike. Learn more about IRV and meet fellow supporters.
Plus, on the day itself, 1/23, we'll be posting all over social media to raise awareness. Join us by sharing graphics and information with your friends and family.
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.
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Hope to see you soon,
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