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Date:
February 3, 2021
Time:
noon-1pm
Location:
Online

Commonwealth North Forum

Messages from Maine:
Lessons Learned in Ranked Choice Voting

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Noon-1pm

Online

This program has sold out.

Video of the program will be available at a later date.

During the November 2020 general election, Alaska voters approved Ballot Measure Two. The effect of that measure will significantly change how elections are funded as well as how elections are administered. 

Maine implemented ranked choice voting in June 2018 following a citizens’ initiative in 2016. What can Alaska learn from Maine’s experience? How have Maine voters adapted to RCV? What lessons can Mainers provide Alaska as we consider how RCV will alter our elections?

Speakers:

Matthew Dunlap, former Maine Secretary of State – confirmed

Kyle Bailey, Maine State Representative – District 27 – confirmed

Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer, State of Alaska – confirmed

Gail Fenumiai, Director – Alaska Division of Elections – confirmed

The program is free to members, $10 for non-members, and $5 for students.

How to Zoom

You can join us from any computer, smart phone, or tablet by clicking the link emailed to you after registration. If you plan to connect by tablet or smartphone, I recommend visiting Zoom.com prior to the program to download the app. You can watch this tutorial for more information.