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
The primaries are just two weeks away. See below for plans and opportunities for involvement.
Georgia had their primaries, and are preparing for their runoffs: Athens Banner-Herald
Virginia Republicans Embrace IRV: FairVote
Curious How Austrilian IRV Elctions Work? Read this: Election Reform Society
Instant Runoff Voting for Presidential Primaries: FairVote Action
Better Ballot SC Events
Pitch Training, Elections Edition: June 9. Learn the ins and outs of canvassing from the pros! It's about talking to people about IRV (with a focus on runoffs) with or without a clipboard.
Canvassing at the Primaries: We haven't nailed down the exact details yet, but we'll be around Columbia, Charleston, and Greenville at elections ripe for a runoff! RSVP today.
Not in your area? Host a canvass instead. Reach out to us at [email protected] or join us for our pitch training to learn how.
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: June 8 and June 22.
Curious what we'll be working on? Check out our Slack (click here to join) or Facebook beforehand.
Meeting and Trivia at the British Bulldog Pub: June 15. Join us for a low key Better Ballot Meeting at 6:30 followed by British Bulldog hosted trivia at 7:00. A great meeting for first timers and BBSC veterans alike.
Quarterly Statewide Call: Wednesday July 27 @ 7pm. Join us to get the latest updates and discussion on upcoming events and strategy. We'll be meeting via Zoom. Register here.
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,
Better Ballot Bulletin: June 1, 2022
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