Mon, 06/02/2023 - 02:23
Unite denies GS even ‘aware of’ candidate running on pro-Graham ‘slate’ in elections to union’s executive The candidate on the ‘slate’ of hopefuls in Unite’s executive council (EC) elections who support the union’s general secretary Sharon Graham has reportedly ‘withdrawn’ from the contest after Skwawkbox’s exclusive coverage of Islamophobic and anti-immigrant social media posts was […]
Sat, 04/02/2023 - 10:44
Sam Shaw is standing for executive on Sharon Graham ticket, but images apparently mocking Muslim asylum seekers lead to anger in the latest major complaint against Graham and her ‘slate’ The fitness of another candidate for Unite’s executive council (EC) backed by the union’s general secretary Sharon Graham has been called into question after social […]
Thu, 26/01/2023 - 15:44

The One Thing That Would Make Elections Better For Everyone 

Are you sick of the onslaught of negative political ads that air on your TV every election season?

The fear-mongering. The half-truths.

Believe it or not, there’s a simple reform we can enact to make elections more bearable for voters.

It’s called ranked choice voting, or RCV, and it could change our politics for the better.

When you head to the ballot box under ranked choice voting, instead of voting for just one candidate, you have the option to rank candidates in order of preference: first, second, third and so on.

So if you’re stuck between two preferred candidates for a position, you can spread your preferences out in hopes that one of them wins.