Approval Voting Bill On Hold

Our group of volunteers has learned a bit about trying to influence our state legislature: mainly that it's best to educate our reps several months in advance of a legislative session, rather than just before a session when they're swimming in bills. The bill that would add Approval Voting to the state's pilot program is... Continue Reading →

Approval Voting Bill Introduced in Utah House

Approval voting is officially on the agenda in the Utah House of Representatives. Representative Adam Robertson (R- District 63) has introduced HB0174, initially titled 'Municipal Instant Runoff Voting Amendments,' during the 2021 general session of the Utah State Legislature. This bill amends a previous law allowing municipalities to opt-in to a trial period using instant... Continue Reading →

Congrats to St. Louis on passing Prop D!

Congrats to the citizens of St. Louis on passing Prop D, and thank you to the folks at STLApproves.org for helping to make this happen. Prop D creates a non-partisan primary with approval-based voting, followed by a runoff election. The city will be working on implementation. Read more here: St. Louis City voters approve plan... Continue Reading →

Fargo Becomes First U.S. City to Try Approval Voting

Reform Fargo has worked hard to help get Approval Voting on the ballots for their city. Their ballot measure passed in 2018, and Fargo had its first approval-based election this June. Read more here: Fargo Becomes First U.S. City to Try Approval Voting

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