IRV Editorials
October 22nd 2009
St. Paul should join IRV bandwagon
Star Tribune

Star Tribune stands behind IRV voting. They believe that if this system is used in St. Paul, it will show the state of Missouri that IRV can work and can better represent the voters in the state.

October 18th 2009
Pierce County voters should keep ranked-choice voting
The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times recommends a No vote on Pierce County Charter Amendment 3, which would repeal ranked-choice voting.

October 18th 2009
Voters to vote on how they voted
Aspen Daily News

Aspen has been using IRV since 2005, since the may 2007 election the local government will put out a poll to decide whether to go back to the old voting system or tweak the current one.

October 16th 2009
Haven't Detroit voters spoken enough?
Livingston Daily

In Detroit, there have been three mayors in the past two years and the current one has come under scrutiny. Perhaps a system like instant runoff voting will help bring political stability to motor city.

October 14th 2009
The simple solution is to vote
The Post and Courier

Mount Pleasant Mayoral candidates aren't happy with the electoral system, with three candidates, it is likely the winner will win with less than a majority. IRV could help places like Mount Pleasant come out with a clear majority if they would adopt

October 1st 2009
Doing the Deed of Democracy
The Ester Republic

Fairbanks Borough should adopt IRV so that we can raise voter turnout and gain a candidate elected by the majority of the people.

September 17th 2009
St. Paul needs IRV
Minnesota Daily

Editorial endorses ballot measure to bring instant runoff voting to St. Paul.

June 11th 2009
IRV is ready for Minneapolis debut
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

An editorial in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune speculates about the long-awaited debut of IRV in Minneapolis for the upcoming local elections this fall.

March 5th 2009
Editorial: Consider the voters -- and the taxpayers
Wilmington Star News

Editorial in the Wilmington Star News that urges the City Council to adopt insant runoff voting for local elections.

February 16th 2009
Pierce Council should let ranked-choice voting stand
Seattle Times

Seattle Times editorial argues that Pierce County should keep instant runoff voting.

January 13th 2009
The Unknown Senator
Washington Post

Editorial discusses instant runoff voting.

December 10th 2008
Instant runoff voting

Los Angeles Times editorial written by the New America Foundation deputy director Blair Bobier champions the benefits of instituting Instant Runoff Voting.

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