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
What is Ranked Choice Voting and How Does It Work: Marie Claire
A Majority of Americans Think US Democracy is Broken. Here are 12 Ideas for Repairing It: CNN
Editorial: Give SC Cities the Option of Ranked Choice Voting: Post and Courier
Alaska Supreme Court Explains Ruling That Says Ranked Choice Voting, Open Primaries Are Constitutional: Anchorage Daily News
GOP Pollster Advocates for Ranked Choice Voting: Fox News
Better Ballot SC Events
Canvassing at the Polls:
Early Voting is Underway! If you want to canvass at your early voting location, let us know and we can get you everything that you need. Email us at [email protected] or come to the pitch training.
Tues Nov 8. Election Day is one of the best times to talk to our fellow South Carolinians. Join us in the Columbia, Charleston, and Greenville areas. Want to canvass at your local precinct? Just let us know and we can help set you up for success. Email us at [email protected]
Pitch Training, Elections Edition: Wed Nov 2. Learn to talk to people about all the great benefits of instant runoff voting
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: Nov 2. and Nov 16.
Curious what we'll be working on? Check out our Slack (click here to join) or Facebook beforehand.
Phone Banking with Better Ballot SC: Nov 8 at 6pm. Time to hit the phones! We have supporters and we need to mobilize them. Join us biweekly.
National Pitch Training: Join IRV fans weekly from across the country to learn from the experts how to talk to people about this great policy!
Future Events to get Excited About!
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!
Charleston Launch: November 15, 2pm. Momentum has been growing in Charleston and it's time to launch our chapter! Join us to celebrate and plan in the Charleston area.
Letter to the Editor
Newspapers are always looking for the next big story and the coming election is sure to be the talk of the town. Let's talk about the virtues of instant runoff voting. Start preparing now and submit to your heart's content. Check out our Letter Writing Guide for details.
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
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