“My experience with ranked-choice voting is that it gives voters a greater voice and it encourages civility among campaigns and candidates at a time when such civility is sorely needed,” said Gov. Mills.
“Pink booths” feature an all-female staff – including police and security personnel – and childcare facilities in order to encourage women to vote.
The measures, planned by Democrats who reclaimed control of all levers of state government for the first time in modern memory, would allow voters to cast their ballots early or by mail for the first time in state history.
Ranked choice voting (RCV) describes voting systems that allow voters to rank candidates in order of preference, and then uses those rankings to elect candidates with a broad base of support.
Amendment 4 automatically reinstates voting rights for people with felony convictions upon completion of their sentences, including prison, parole and probation.
It will be the first state to offer this technology to improve voting accessibility for deployed members of the military and their families, according to West Virginia’s secretary of state.
Under the election overhaul, ballots are counted at the state level in multiple rounds. Last-place candidates are eliminated until a candidate wins by a majority.
It’s a paradoxical world we inhabit, compelling us to operate not by facts as our paradigm pretends to but by an impossibly gray makeup of subjective truths and universal realities.
The wide-ranging ban names six specific types of single-use plastic – plastic bags, small plastic bottles, plastic plates, plastic straws, plastic cups, and some types of satchels and goes into effect on October 2.
The government of Tanzania has issued a ban on producing, using, importing, or selling plastic bags.
The Democrats used to be the progressive party, but the philosophy of Neoliberalism embraced by President Carter and furthered by President Clinton has transformed the Democratic Party into a machine for ensuring that the will of corporations and moneyed interests is done in D.C.
Colorado voters decided to join other states by voting to raise the minimum wage in the state, in steps, between 2017 and 2020 after passage of Amendment 70 on Tuesday.
What does it say that I am willing to vote for the woman with no chance of winning, but not for the woman who can and will be our president?
If we want a new system, we can’t pretend as if the limits to the one we still live in don’t exist.
The most effective way I can see to achieve this is to support Hillary in becoming our next president and the Democratic party in defeating Trump.
The Congress was inaugurated in the city of Tucumán, with 33 deputies. The voting ended on July 9 with a declaration of independence.