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What Is Ranked Voting?

On Wednesday, lawmakers passed ranked choice voting for presidential elections in the state of Maine—which would effectively mean ditching its caucuses for a presidential primary based on voter preferences. Ranked choice voting is exactly what its name suggests; rather than vote for any single candidate, voters have…Read more… Continue Reading at

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There’s A Lot To Process In This Story Of A Woman Who Drove Onto A Little League Field

A 51-year-old woman was arrested after she drove her car on a little league baseball field Friday night in Sanford, Maine, leading to one person dead. Carol Sharrow was charged with manslaughter in the death of 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst, but it turned out that this tragedy was somehow even darker than it already…Read more… Continue […]

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Maine Republican Who Called Parkland Survivor a “Skinhead Lesbian” Gets a Democratic Challenger

The Trump Administration has been horrible for democracy but great for democratic activism, as resisters nationwide have worked their collective asses off to elect Democrats everywhere. The victories of Doug Jones in Alabama and Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania were triumphs for grassroots campaigning, …Continue reading Continue Reading at

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