Growing impact of Vote By Mail in elections

Contra Costa County Registrar/County Clerk-Recorder Steve Weir ,has published a new report on voting results of the 2012 Presidential Election. While addressing Absentee and Provisional balloting, the report highlights the growing impact of Vote By Mail (VBM) which has increased 10x since 1980. The report also addresses problems with VBM including but limited to: late […]

NY Times covers San Francisco’s Ranked Choice Voting

The New York Times g wrote a nice piece on the upcoming municipal elections in San Francisco that will use Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) on election day. Under this system, voters can choose three candidates for each office, ranking them in order of preference. If no candidate wins more than 50 percent of the first-choice […]