Ranked Choice Voting: Who's Your Top Five?
Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Whether it is sharing your top five rappers, restaurants, athletes, concert halls, or actors we as New Yorkers are no strangers to ranking our choices. On November 5, 2019, New York City voters approved Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) for municipal elections. Starting in 2021, instead of voting for just one candidate, New Yorkers will be able to rank their top 5 candidates in all primary and special elections for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough President, and City Council. Don’t worry if you still want to vote for just one candidate, you can. The speakers will discuss RCV and its impact on how New Yorkers will vote going forward.
Kwame Akosah, Senior Counsel, New York City Law Department, Legal Counsel Division
Jason McDaniel, Professor,San Francisco State University
David Seitzer, Assistant Deputy Director, New York City Council Legislative Division
Allie Swatek, Director of Policy and Research, New York City Campaign Finance Board
New York City Affairs, John Owens Jr., Chair
Election Law, Katharine G. Loving, Chair
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
Haitian American Lawyers Association of NY
Hispanic National Bar Association's Region II (New York)
League of Women Voters of NYC
LGBT Bar Association of New York (LeGaL)
Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York
New York Women's Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association of New York
South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Bar Association of Queens (SAICBA-Q)
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
Comments on Ballot Measures Proposed by the New York City Charter Revision Commission (Including Ranked Choice Voting)
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