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Will Fargo be the first US city to enact approval voting?

After months of voter outreach and hard lessons in campaign strategy, only a few days remain before we find out whether Fargo voters will support the approval voting initiative. Our recent poll found that residents who know what approval voting is tend to support it 2:1, reinforcing the fact that this election will be determined by voter education and awareness. 

You can help us educate more Fargo voters. Volunteer with Reform Fargo to help their phone banking efforts. Every call could be the one that makes history!

I'm Ready to Phone Bank!

Los Angeles, we're coming to you! 

Join us in LA on November 11th for two events where you can chew on the election results and some great food.

Lunch Social at Monty's Good Burger—Have your questions answered by the voting experts and meet other voting reform enthusiasts. FREE to attend.

Dinner with Best-Selling Author William Poundstone—Meet the man who wrote the book on why elections aren't fair and what you can do about it. Only five tickets remain for this exclusive dinner; reserve your spot today!

Join Us in LA

Can't join us in Los Angeles, <<First Name>>?

We still want to hear from you. We're hosting a live Ask-Me-Anything after the midterms. Fill out our Doodle to let us know what date works for you!

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We are also in need of volunteers to help staff our booth at the National League of Cities Summit at the LA Convention Center November 7-10. Email Caitlyn if you're interested in volunteering a few hours of your time! 
Approval Voting gets a platform at Politicon and EA Global

CES was all over the map in October, from DC to LA to London. We had so much fun sharing the benefits of approval voting at Politicon. A huge thank you to our amazing volunteers who helped us staff the booth! Read more about Politicon on our blog.
Even more exciting than explaining approval voting to Clay Aiken was CES executive director Aaron Hamlin getting a platform to speak at EA Global, the Effective Altruism community's annual conference, in London.

Aaron's talk was, "The Plurality Pandemic: Eradicating a Worldwide Electoral Disease." Better voting methods are a strong target for effective altruists, given their simple implementation and potential for widespread, positive impact.
October Fast Fact Updates

Our Fargo approval voting campaign was featured in Reason Magazine

Read this ringing endorsement of approval voting from Fargo Forum columnist Jim Shaw.

Share this entertaining and informative video on what's wrong with our voting system and how to fix it, featuring Dr. Steven Brams!

Thanks to CES volunteer and filmmaker/comedian Andy Zou for creating awesome video explaining Duverger's law for us!
Our Latest Articles
Learn how we engaged voters at the unconventional political convention.
Read more about the poll we conducted on support for approval voting in Fargo.
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