Are you curious about the voting reform called ranked-choice voting?
FairVote Washington, a group promoting ranked-choice voting in Washington, will provide the featured program at the Thursday, Feb. 11, members meeting of the Jefferson County Democrats. The Zoom meeting, open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
During the presentation, we’ll learn what it is and have a practice ranked-choice voting election. We’ll learn about some problems with the way we vote now and the benefits of ranked-choice voting.
FairVoteWA volunteers will also discuss HB 1156: Increasing representation and voter participation in local elections, a bill that would allow local jurisdictions to use ranked-choice voting if they choose. Here’s a copy of the legislation: http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/…/House%20Bills/1156.pdf…
FairVoteWA reps will also answer questions from the audience.
After the presentation, there will be a short JCD Membership business meeting for adopting the annual budget.
FairVoteWA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, volunteer-driven champion of electoral reforms like ranked-choice voting that give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a more civil, representative democracy that works for all Americans.