A huge congratulations to Voter Choice for Massachusetts and hundreds of volunteers and organizers for handing in over 14,000 signatures to get Ranked Choice Voting on the November 3rd ballot! It's petition submission day! 🎉 🎉 🎉 Our grassroots team has been working around the clock to sort, pack, and send mailings to town clerks across the Commonwealth. #RankedChoiceVoting, here we come! Share how proud you are of everything you've accomplished! 👏 🙌 pic.twitter.com/RGSDphxcpA— Voter Choice f...
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Pirates Steve, James and Joe talk about the latest local news including: Arlington's recent election and how it is organizing town meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic;The Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative and;We are looking for better video chat tools. If you have any suggestions, please add a comment below.

 

It is the final weekend to get the Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) initiative on the ballot. The signature drive has been going strong, but you can never have enough signatures. If you haven't lent your digital signature yet, especially if you live outside Middlesex county, we need you to sign the RCV petition right now by clicking here. If you have signed, thanks! It would help tremendously if you asked your friends and family to sign at sign.voterchoice2020.org today. Nothing like ...
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Volunteers from Voter Choice for Massachusetts, the Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) campaign, made history last fall when they submitted 111,000 certified signatures to the Secretary of the Commonwealth; the most ever by a Massachusetts ballot initiative campaign. The Massachusetts Pirate Party supports RCV and we are proud to be part of this historic effort to give a stronger voice and more choice to voters. Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) allows voters to rank the candidates on the ballot by order o...
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We are in the last two weeks of the campaign to get Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) on the November 3rd, 2020 ballot. In order to earn RCV a place on the November 3, 2020 ballot, the people must submit a second round of 13,374 valid signatures by June 17. They have made great progress in gathering signatures digitally, but more are always needed to survive a challenge. if you haven't signed, please sign the RCV petition electronically from home. The Massachusetts Pirate Party supports RCV and w...
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Volunteers from Voter Choice for Massachusetts, the Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) campaign, made history last fall when they submitted 111,000 certified signatures to the Secretary of the Commonwealth; the most ever by a Massachusetts ballot initiative campaign. The Massachusetts Pirate Party supports RCV and we are proud to be part of this historic effort to give a stronger voice and more choice to voters. Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) allows voters to rank the candidates on the ballot by order o...
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Pirates Joe, Malt, Steve and James discuss discuss: Huawei and US-China trade; Getting Voter Choice MA's Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative on the November ballot. Sign the RCV ballot initiative; Donating computers to give them a second life. Help us!; Reopening Massachusetts during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 

Voter Choice MA gathered over 100,000 signatures to get their Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative on the November ballot. Now they have until June 17th to collect another 13,000+ signatures since the legislature didn't approve of it. With the COVID-19 pandemic, gathering the 13,000+ signatures will be a more difficult task, but it can be done with your help. Sign their voter pledge by Wednesday, May 6th!

 

Massachusetts Pirates Joe, Christine, Malt, Steve and James talk about the latest news of interest to Pirates. The COVID-19 pandemic continues on and has implications for people's lives, the economy and our elections. Steve talks about what Arlington is doing to keep its town government accountable to voters. Malt talks about efforts to suppress voting. James gives an update on Voter Choice MA's efforts to get on Ranked Choice Voting (RCV), aka Instant Runoff Voting, on the November bal...
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Thanks to everyone who came out to lobby for RCV yesterday, to Voter Choice Massachusetts for organizing it and to Common Cause Massachusetts, MassVote, League of Women Voters Massachusetts and other groups for turning supporters out. It was awe inspiring to see so many Ranked Choice Voting supporters advocating for greater democracy in the State House. If you did not get a chance to lobby yesterday, please take a moment to look up your state representative and state senator and give them ...
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