Better Ballot Bulletin: October 16, 2022


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

New Redistricting Report Makes the Case for the Fair Representation Act: FairVote

Ranked Choice Voting: Legal Challenges and Considerations for Congress: Congressional Research Service

Ranked Choice Voting in Local Elections: A Case For Home Rule: Cato Institute

Oscar Predictions 2023: How to Predict a Ranked Choice Ballot: Awards Daily


Better Ballot SC Events

Canvassing at the South Carolina Pride Fest: Oct 15. TODAY!!!! Join us to celebrate and talk to a great crowd of people on Main Street in Columbia.

Quarterly Statewide Call: Wednesday October 26 @ 7pm. Join us to get the latest updates and discussion on upcoming events and strategy. We'll be meeting via Zoom. Register here.

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: Oct 19 and Nov 2.

Curious what we'll be working on? Check out our Slack (click here to join) or Facebook beforehand.

Phone Banking with Better Ballot SC: Oct 25  and 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!

Canvassing at the Polls: 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

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!


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.




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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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Thank you for reading,

Nicole Sanchez

President, BetterBallotSC

BetterBallotSC BetterBallotSC · SC 29420, United States

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