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Click the links below to see the many letters to the editor and opinion pieces that IRV supporters have had published in local newspapers

Editorial: The Post and Courier

January 15, 2023, "SC's military and overseas voters get this option. Why don't the rest of us?" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/sc-overseas-military-voters-use-instant-runoff/article_aaf79aaa-b0ea-11ee-9b40-1f8f8597b1bc.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Post and Courier

January 14, 2023, "South Carolina should try ranked-choice voting" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/south-carolina-ranked-choice-voting/article_b008a448-a9b1-11ee-9340-43b25b31fdb0.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Post and Courier

December 20, 2023, "Ranked-choice voting can transform politics" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/ranked-choice-voting-can-transform-politics-in-charleston/article_c39e4f56-8ed3-11ee-90b7-6f507f13ba0b.html

Editorial: The Post and Courier

December 16, 2023, "Charleston should back efforts to allow ranked-choice voting" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-charleston-should-back-effort-to-allow-ranked-choice-voting/article_fe984376-9a88-11ee-be6e-afef89f316ef.html

 

Editorial: The Post and Courier

December 1, 2023, "Local elections went fairly well. This change would improve them" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-local-elections-went-fairly-well-this-change-would-improve-them/article_0a9fc300-8afe-11ee-b676-7bac42a95dc8.html

 

Editorial: The Post and Courier

November 25, 2023, "A change North Charleston needs to make" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-a-change-north-charleston-needs-to-make/article_66447efa-8971-11ee-af14-8bb93b3cdc9f.html

 

Editorial: The Post and Courier

November 13, 2023, "North Charleston averted an electoral disaster, or did it?" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-north-charleston-averted-an-electoral-disaster-or-did-it/article_30132ce0-7e73-11ee-9d15-fb9d2fcd5b7b.html

 

Our View: Charleston City Paper

November 10, 2023, "Elections show need for new voting process" https://charlestoncitypaper.com/2023/11/10/our-view-elections-show-need-for-new-voting-process/

 

Opinion: The Post and Courier

August 19, 2023, "Haley-Scott-Youngkin argument should prompt change in SC primary rules" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-haley-scott-youngkin-argument-should-prompt-change-in-sc-primary-rules/article_0e61aac0-3bae-11ee-8070-3f7efae1ed7e.html

 

My Turn: The Statehouse Report

August 18, 2023, "Instant runoff voting could fix broken election system" https://www.statehousereport.com/2023/08/18/my-turn-instant-runoff-voting-could-fix-broken-election-system/

 

Commentary: The Post and Courier

August 15, 2023, "Ranked-choice primary would increase odds of Haley or Scott win" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/commentary-ranked-choice-primary-would-increase-odds-of-haley-or-scott-win/article_4311ecb0-3971-11ee-9406-b3e8a9caf425.html

 

Opinion: The Post and Courier

August 4, 2023, "When fewer candidates actually give voters a clearer choice" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-when-fewer-candidates-actually-gives-voters-a-clearer-choice/article_5d98b52a-2fb5-11ee-a54d-0f1c81068dad.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Post and Courier

June 8, 2023, "Ranked choice voting would force candidates to campaign in all states" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/letters-ranked-choice-voting-would-force-candidates-to-campaign-in-all-states/article_189c6ff6-f41a-11ed-be0e-57383319132d.html

 

Opinion: The Post and Courier

April 17, 2023, "SC House has time to fix small election glitch this year, maybe a larger one too" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-sc-house-has-time-to-fix-small-election-glitch-this-year-maybe-larger-one/article_1129bb6a-dd2d-11ed-ba81-7f3cf520b800.html

 

Opinion: The Post and Courier

April 15, 2023, "North Charleston must fix its flawed city elections while it still can" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-north-charleston-must-fix-its-flawed-city-elections-while-it-still-can/article_c1f03680-d9fa-11ed-9a07-5f27c39d8264.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Post and Courier

Mar 21, 2023, "Support instant runoff for municipal elections in SC" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/letters-support-instant-runoff-for-municipal-elections-in-sc/article_598a7ea0-b940-11ed-97bf-dbf95e736f20.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Sun News

Mar 14, 2023, "Simplify Elections" https://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article272982180.html

 

Letter to the Editor: The Times and Democrat

Mar 9, 2023, "Ranked voting vs runoff" https://thetandd.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article_0655db9d-6e02-5c18-bc91-f1990d41a902.html

 

Opinion: Post and Courier

Feb 25, 2023, "A 13% salary increase? North Charleston's political plan is ill conceived" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-a-13-salary-increase-north-charlestons-political-pay-plan-is-ill-considered/article_517a3410-b2ee-11ed-94bc-f3bdf56f9041.html

 

Our View: Charleston City Paper

Feb 1, 2023, "Defend Democracy Now, More Than Ever" https://charlestoncitypaper.com/2023/02/01/our-view-defend-democracy-now-more-than-ever/

 

Letter to the Editor: The State

Jan 22, 2023, "Letter: Support RCV" https://www.thestate.com/article271404912.html

 

Commentary: Post and Courier

Jan 22, 2023, "Ranked choice voting means more voices and more choices for South Carolinians" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/commentary-ranked-choice-voting-means-more-voices-choices-for-south-carolinians/article_eb142834-9821-11ed-bcc9-bf2880c525a0.html

 

Opinion: Post and Courier

Nov 19, 2022, "Scoppe: Ranked-choice voting just keeps growing. It’s time for SC to expand its use here" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/scoppe-ranked-choice-voting-just-keeps-growing-its-time-for-sc-to-expand-its-use/article_674bb5e6-6548-11ed-8f44-17fa572bad58.html

 

Letter to the Editor: Post and Courier

Nov 18, 2022, "Ranked Choice" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/letters-250-committees-research-revolutionary-war-in-sc/article_3008f0c6-4ef0-11ed-b062-af32c4ad8630.html This article won the Golden Pen Award: https://www.postandcourier.com/letter-on-ranked-choice-voting-wins-golden-pen-for-november/article_7d3e13bc-7b1e-11ed-882e-f77cad6b91e5.html

 

Opinion: Post and Courier

August 14, 2022, "An important reminder of how elections work and how SCs could work better" https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-an-important-reminder-of-how-elections-work-and-how-scs-could-work-better/article_70e99370-1750-11ed-8372-1f26839ee521.html

 

Opinion: The State

February 2022, "Want to change SC politics for the better? Vote incumbents out, Columbia resident urges" https://www.thestate.com/opinion/article258132688.html

 

Letter to the Editor: Greenville News

October 30, 2020, "Why South Carolina Lawmakers Should Get Behind Ranked Choice Voting" https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/opinion/2021/10/30/letter-congress-should-fund-switch-ranked-choice-voting/8565312002/

 

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  • Nicole Sanchez
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