NYTimes Discusses MA3 and Ranked Choice Voting

On September 17, The New York Times featured our movement for Ranked Choice Voting and the crowded, 10-candidate CD3 Democratic Primary. 

Here are a two highlights:

  • “If someone wins with 22 percent of the vote, that means 78 percent of voters did not choose that person, and that on its face is not democracy,” said Adam Friedman, executive director of Voter Choice Massachusetts. “In the next 12 months, we want to ensure every member of the state legislature understands ranked choice voting, how it works, its benefits and how it can revitalize democracy and give voters more choice.”

  • William Galvin, the Massachusetts secretary of state, said in an interview Monday that he was open to the idea of ranked choice voting, as long as voters understood it. ... “We watched it very closely in Maine, and it worked,” Mr. Galvin said. “The fact that another state did it, especially one in New England, is significant.”

Read the full New York Times article here.

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