Sunday, January 3, 2010

Burlington: press conf on repealing instant runoff voting

Update on petition to repeal instant runoff voting in Burlington Vermont. The citizens have enough signatures to force an up or down vote this March 2010.

One Person, One Vote Press Conference

Former Burlington City Council President Kurt Wright called this press conference addressing Instant Runoff Voting and the status of the petition drive to repeal instant runoff voting in Burlington. Speaking on behalf of 'One Person, One Vote' movement are: John Ewing, Chuck Seleen, Dave Hartnett, Sam Osborne, and Linda Chagnon.

Watch the video, several different people speak. It was said that instant runoff voting had reduced debate, and that they wanted to get rid of IRV and regain that vigorous debate.

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