Have a look below to see people and organizations who support Ranked Choice Voting as a simple upgrade that will give us better elections!

 

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Gabe Amo

Congressman (CD-1)

"Ranked choice voting has been shown to be successful in other places like Maine, and I'm supportive of trying it here in Rhode Island."
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Seth Magaziner

Congressman (CD-2)

Former General Treasurer

"Seth supports ranked choice voting as a system where the voice of the people is most clearly heard, by eliminating the possibility of 'spoiler candidates' and 'split votes' in elections."

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Gregg Amore

Secretary of State

Former State Representative

"I’m a ranked choice fan."
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Sabina Matos

Lieutenant Governor

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"I would be in support of ranked choice."
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Blake Filippi

Former State House Republican Leader

Lead Sponsor of H5533 2017, a proposed constitutional amendment that would have implemented RCV for statewide and General Assembly races.
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Michael McCaffrey

Former State Senate Democratic Leader

Sponsor of S2255 2022, a bill that would have implemented RCV for party primaries.
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Valarie Lawson

State Senator (Deputy Democratic Leader)

Lead Senate Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Rebecca Kislak

State Representative

Lead House Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Sandra Cano

State Senator (Education Chair)

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"People don't talk to each other to get policy work done for others. Ranked choice voting is a good way to encourage that behavior."
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Ana Quezada

State Senator (Deputy Majority Whip)

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"[RCV] would provide the opportunity for more people of color to run for office in the future."
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John Goncalves

Providence City Councilman (Deputy Majority Leader)

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"I think [RCV] works particularly well because, as a candidate of color...it's really an equity issue."
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Aaron Regunberg

2023 CD-1 Candidate

Former State Representative

"[I have been a] long-time supporter of ranked choice voting."
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David Segal

Former State Representative

Providence City Councilman

Candidate in CD-1 (2010) and CD-2 (2022)

Lead Sponsor of H7704 2008, which would have given municipalities the option to implement RCV if they so chose.
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Samuel Zurier

State Senator/Non-Plurality Voting Commission Chair

"My dream would be the Alaska model [of top-four primaries followed by ranked choice general elections]."
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Alana DiMario

State Senator (Environment & Agriculture Chair)

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Raymond Hull

State Representative (Deputy Speaker)

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Arthur Handy

State Representative (Deputy Democratic Leader)

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Arthur Corvese

State Representative (Labor Chair)

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.
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Leonidas "Lou" Raptakis

State Senator/Non-Plurality Voting Commission Member

"I like the ranked choice for presidential primaries."
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 Tiara Mack

State Senator

 Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Pamela Lauria

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Melissa Murray

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Jonathon Acosta

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Joshua Miller

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Linda Ujifusa

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Meghan Kallman

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Frank Lombardi

State Senator

Sponsor of S0322 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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June Speakman

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Enrique Sánchez

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Jennifer Boylan

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Jose Batista

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Michelle McGaw

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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David Morales

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Terri-Denise Cortvriend

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Matthew Dawson

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Megan Cotter

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Brandon Potter

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Susan Donovan

State Representative

Sponsor of H5649 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for presidential primaries.

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Stephanie Beaute

2023 CD-1 Candidate

2022 Secretary of State Candidate

"Ranked choice voting...allows you to see the full pendulum of what your options are and then be able to make an informed decision based on what your preferences are and having the entire population reflect that, so whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, your vote in fact counts."

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Walter Berbrick

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"I think, as a state, we should certainly give [RCV] some serious thought."

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Don Carlson

2023 CD-1 Candidate

"I asked the Speaker [of the RI House, Joe Shekarchi] to do [RCV]."

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Liana Cassar

Former State Representative

Barrington Democratic Town Committee Chair

Sponsor of H7472 2023, a bill that would have implemented RCV for General Assembly primaries.

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Cynthia Coyne

Former State Senator

Former Barrington Town Councilwoman

 

Sponsor of S2255 2022, a bill that would have implemented RCV for party primaries.

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Steve Archambault

Former State Senator

Former Smithfield Town Councilman

Sponsor of S2255 2022, a bill that would have implemented RCV for party primaries.