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Jason Snead: The Ranked-Choice Voting Virus Spreads To Utah

"A guinea pig.” That is what Sandy, Utah Mayor Monica Zoltanski said that “ranked-choice voting” (RCV) made of her hometown. The town opted into Utah’s controversial RCV pilot program, but the experiment has not gone well. The cost-saving promised by proponents never materialized, but the real alarm bells should have sounded when the experiment produced voter confusion and voter disengagement.Yet instead of ending this failed pilot program, Utah legislators are now considering a bill to expand ranked-choice voting to primary elections for state and federal office.

By |2023-03-05T18:49:13+00:00March 5, 2023|

NAACP head slams ranked choice voting, urges overhaul of board

The head of the NAACP in New York slammed the new ranked-choice voting system as “voter suppression” while calling for an overhaul of the bumbling New York City Board of Elections.“Ranked choice voting is not beneficial to minorities. It’s voter suppression,” Hazel Dukes, president of the NYS chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said Thursday in a phone interview.

By |2023-03-05T18:49:16+00:00February 7, 2023|

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