In 2018, Amherst voters approved a new charter that created a Ranked Choice Voting Commission to implement RCV for all town elections. In 2021, the RCV Commission sent a home rule petition to the legislature with the implementation details. Helps us ensure the legislature approves the petition to bring Ranked Choice Voting to Amherst!
In May 2021, Arlington Town Meeting voted overwhelmingly in favor to send a home rule petition to the state legislature to use Ranked Choice Voting for town elections. Email us to learn how you can help make sure the legislature approves the petition!
In May, 2022 Condord Town Meeting overwhelmingly supported Ranked Choice Voting for local elections. Concord voters were thoughtful and supportive throughout the process, and their home rule petition was sent to the state legislature for approval. At the end of the 2022 legislative session, the joint petition (accompanied by House bill, No. 5293) of Tami L. Gouveia and Michael J. Barrett was reported out favorably by the Joint Committee on Election Laws.
Contact: Kate Kavanagh
There is active organizing happening in dozens of cities and towns — if you haven’t plugged into your local effort yet, contact us to get started!
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