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Ranked Choice Voting: Boon or Doom for Dems?
October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday. Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) for municipal elections is on the ballot in Ann Arbor (as Proposal B) on November 2. RCV has gained a lot of momentum in recent years, with advocates touting it as a cure for extreme partisanship and boon for accurate representation of voters’ interests and inclinations. But what if, as WCDP Chair Chris Savage says in a recent Eclectablog post, RCV strongly favors Republicans in Michigan, and could “doom democracy”?
This special meeting is devoted to sorting out these competing claims.
- Questioning the wisdom of RCV for Ann Arbor, Chris Savage and Dirk Mayhew
- Defending its benefits, Sarah Woolsey of Rank MI Vote (and office manager for the Kent County Democratic Party) and Ann Arbor City Council member Lisa Disch.
It’ll be a lively night. Register for the meeting here.