The bill now moves to the House, where companion legislation was introduced earlier this session with 49 sponsors.
Vermont Senate Passes IRV
Bill Would Implement IRV for 2008 Congressional Election
On April 26th, 2007, the Vermont Senate approved legislation that would implement IRV for congressional elections beginning in 2008. This legislation generated strong support from U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Rep. Peter Welch and the League of Women Voters of Vermont. IRV has a strong history of support in Vermont including endorsement resolutions from many towns as well as an endorsement from former governor Howard Dean.
In the NewsMarch 10th 2009
Letters to the Editor
Burlington Free Press
Letters to the Editor in the Burlington Free Press praising the city's recent instant runoff voting method.March 3rd 2009
Burlington Holds Second Highly Successful Instant Runoff Voting Election
FairVote Executive Director Rob Richie comments on Burlington's successful instant runoff voting election for mayor.March 3rd 2009
Kiss Wins in Instant Runoff Voting
Incumbent Progressive Mayor Bob Kiss wins Burlington, Vermont's second instant runoff voting election.[ Previous ] [ Next ]