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Fairvote WA Dem Debate Watch Party – Pierce County Chapter
October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Come and watch the Democratic debate with us! We’ll have a reserved space with food and drink. After the debate we’ll use ranked-choice voting to pick who we thought had the best performance, along with other categories. This is a great casual event to meet folks interested in ranked-choice voting, and members of the Pierce County Chapter of FairVote Washington. Hope to see everyone there! Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. You don’t have to sign up, but it helps to know you are coming and are interested in RCV!
The democratic debates serve as a great example of the benefits ranked-choice voting can have in an election. Under our current system, having a lot of candidates causes extreme vote splitting, with the winner often only courts a third of the vote or less. A ranked-choice ballot solves that problem, with no votes thrown away. RCV also encourages candidates to campaign less negatively as they court your second and third votes.