Better Ballot Bulletin: October 1, 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

Did you know Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic is a fan of IRV (aka RCV)? Check it out: Fox Business

Adorably explained IRV: Fox5 (Washington DC)

Learn more about IRV in Utah: AEI

What Alaska uses IRV and what we know about how it affects elections: Alaska Public Media

Scholars ask Congress to Scrap Winner-Take-All Political System (behind paywall): New York Times

Political Extremism in the Public Square, Fact checking: Poynter


Better Ballot SC Events

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

Chilling at the Garten: Oct 15, 6pm. Join us for good food, drinks, and conversation at Republic Biergarten in Columbia.

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 5 and Oct 19

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 10 and Oct 25 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!

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.


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]

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!


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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Thank you for reading,

Nicole Sanchez

President, BetterBallotSC

BetterBallotSC BetterBallotSC · SC 29420, United States

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