Who Supports Ranked Choice Voting

Ranked choice voting is favored by many, including Barack Obama, John McCain, League of Women Voters, the Boston Globe, and over 40 Massachusetts senators and representatives.

Massachusetts Organizations

  • Amplify Latinx
  • The Boston Globe
  • Boston NAACP
  • Common Cause Massachusetts
  • Democratic Party of Massachusetts
  • Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts
  • Election Reformers Network
  • League of Women Voters of Massachusetts
  • Libertarian Party of Massachusetts
  • MassVOTE
  • National Association of Social Workers, MA Chapter (PACE)
  • Our Revolution Massachusetts
  • Progressive Massachusetts
  • The RoxVote Coalition
  • Small Planet Institute
  • Unitarian Universalist Mass Action Network

Massachusetts Figures

  • Former Governor Bill Weld
  • Former Attorney General Scott Harshbarger
  • Former Treasurer Steve Grossman
  • U.S. Representative (CD2) Jim McGovern
  • U.S. Representative (CD6) Seth Moulton
  • Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin
  • State Senator Will Brownsberger
  • State Senator Jo Comerford
  • State Senator Julian Cyr
  • State Senator Sal DiDomenico
  • State Senator Diana DiZoglio
  • State Senator Jamie Eldridge
  • State Senator Barry Finegold
  • State Senator Anne Gobi
  • State Senator Adam Hinds
  • State Senator Pat Jehlen
  • State Senator Becca Rausch
  • State Representative Christine Barber
  • State Representative Jennifer Benson
  • State Representative Natalie Blais
  • State Representative Mike Connolly
  • State Representative Marjorie Decker
  • State Representative Mindy Domb
  • State Representative Michelle DuBois
  • State Representative Carolyn Dykema
  • State Representative Lori Ehrlich
  • State Representative Nika Elugardo
  • State Representative Dylan Fernandes
  • State Representative Sean Garballey
  • State Representative Carmine Gentile
  • State Representative Tami Gouveia
  • State Representative¬†Jonathan Hecht
  • State Representative Natalie Higgins
  • State Representative Kate Hogan
  • State Representative Mary Keefe
  • State Representative John Lawn
  • State Representative Jack Lewis
  • State Representative Jay Livingstone
  • State Representative Adrian Madaro
  • State Representative Elizabeth Malia
  • State Representative Juana Matias
  • State Representative Paul McMurty
  • State Representative Sarah Peake
  • State Representative Denise Provost
  • State Representative Maria Robinson
  • State Representative Dave Rogers
  • State Representative Lindsay Sabadosa
  • State Representative Tom Stanley
  • State Representative Jose Tosado
  • State Representative Tommy Vitolo
  • Former State Senator Ken Donnelly
  • Former State Senator Jennifer Flanagan
  • Former State Representative Denise Andrews
  • Former State Representative Gailanne Cariddi
  • Former State Representative Steven D'Amico
  • Former State Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose
  • Former State Representative Paul Heroux
  • Former State Representative Jay Kaufman
  • Former State Representative Peter Kocot
  • Former State Representative Matthew Patrick
  • Former State Representative George Ross
  • Former State Representative Byron Rushing
  • Former State Representative Tom Sannicandro
  • Former State Representative Carl Sciortino
  • Former State Representative Frank Smizik
  • Former State Representative Ellen Story
  • Former State Representative Benjamin Swan
  • Former State Representative Cleon Turner
  • Former State Representative Dan Winslow
  • Former State Representative Alice Wolf
  • Mayor Joseph Curtatone (Somerville)
  • City Councillor Jake Auchincloss¬†(Newton)
  • City Councillor Jan Devereux (Cambridge)
  • City Councillor Nadeem Mazen (Cambridge)
  • City Councillor Lydia Edwards (Boston)
  • City Councillor Josh Zakim (Boston)
  • Alderman Lance Davis (Somerville)
  • Alderman Ben Ewen-Campen (Somerville)
  • Alderwoman Stephanie Hirsch (Somerville)
  • Selectman Joe Pato (Lexington)

National & State Organizations

  • ACLU of Southern California
  • Alaska Republican Party
  • Alliance for Democracy
  • Alliance to Defend Health Care (ADHC)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • American Reform Party
  • Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC)
  • Banneker Center for Economic Justice
  • Brookings Institution: Opportunity 08 Project
  • California Democratic Party
  • Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Citizens for Legitimate Government
  • Colorado Democratic Party
  • Common Cause
  • Democracy for America
  • FairVote
  • Green Party of the United States
  • JP Green House
  • League of Women Voters (eight other state chapters)
  • Libertarian Party
  • Maine Democratic Party
  • Minneapolis, MN DFL Party
  • National Association of State PIRGs
  • National Latino Congreso
  • New America Foundation Political Reform Program
  • Progressive Democrats of America
  • Represent.Us
  • Secure Green Future
  • Sierra Club & Sierra Student Coalition
  • Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project
  • Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE - Los Angeles)
  • Swing the Vote
  • Texans for Public Justice, Austin, TX
  • Unite America (formerly The Centrist Project)
  • U.S. PIRG
  • Voter March
  • William C. Velasquez Institute

National Figures

Newspapers and Media

  • Asheville Citizen-Times (NC)
  • Athens Banner-Herald (GA)
  • Bangor Daily News (ME)
  • Bradenton Herald (FL)
  • Charlotte Observer (NC)
  • Corvallis Gazette-Times (OR)
  • Daily Californian (CA)
  • Detroit Free Press (MI)
  • Fayetteville Observer (NC)
  • Juneau Empire (AK)
  • Michigan Daily (MI)
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN)
  • Minnesota Daily (MN)
  • News Tribune (WA)
  • Newsweek
  • Oakland Tribune (CA)
  • Palm Beach Post
  • Pasadena Weekly (CA)
  • Peninsula Gateway (WA)
  • Sacramento Bee (CA)
  • San Jose Mercury News (CA)
  • Seattle Post-Intelligencer (WA)
  • Seattle Times (WA)
  • St. Petersburg Times (FL)
  • The Harvard Crimson (MA)
  • The Ledger (FL)
  • The Nation
  • The News Press (FL)
  • The Pelican Press (FL)
  • Trenton Times (NJ)
  • USA Today
  • Vancouver Columbian (WA)
  • Wilmington Star News (NC)
  • Winston-Salem Journal (NC)