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
Virginia and IRV
In 2021, the Virginia GOP used instant runoff voting to select their candidates. With these IRV selected candidates, the VA GOP swept the state's top positions: governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general.
Looks like they've discovered how great IRV is at picking strong candidates.
The Arlington Virginia County Board voted to adopt ranked choice voting: Twitter
Republican Party of Virginia announces its nominee for 4th Congressional District seat: ABCNews8
Reducing Voting Fatigue with Ranked Choice Voting: FairVote
Reform in 2023: Democracy won in 2022. Now we have to set the bar higher: Fulcrum
Why We Need Ranked Choice Voting: Forward Kentucky
The 10 Best TV Shows of 2022: Primetimer
Better Ballot SC Events
IRV Day Rally 1/23: Jan 23. We're going to the state house and you should come too! Let's show them how many of us want this simple, common sense upgrade!
Lobbying Day with BBSC: Jan 24. 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.
2 Year Anniversary Statewide Call: Jan 25, 7pm. Join us to recap the year and discuss the future. It's been a great year and we'll be continuing that trend with your help. RSVP today.
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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: January 2, 2023
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