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
Alaska Results are in! Peltola won after buying into the IRV/RCV system and had a campaign focused on issues that matter to Alaskans. More on this in another newsletter to follow.
Voters Rank When It Matters...Except When They're Told Not To: FairVote Action
Rob Richie On Ranked Choice Voting and Election Reform: C-Span
Women Candidates Boost Other Women Candidates Candidates in RCV Elections: FairVote
Better Ballot SC Events
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: Aug 17 and Sept 7
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 Irmo Okra Strut Festival: Sept 24. This local favorite is sure to turn out lots of people. Join us to talk to festival goers about the benefits of instant runoff voting.
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.
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!
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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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Hope to see you soon,
Better Ballot Bulletin: September 1, 2022
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