Local organizations for approval voting

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This could be a list of organizations working actively for adoption of approval voting. In addition to the name of the organization, it might be useful to list what elections the organization is proposing, a summary of progress thus far, possibly a list of members who can be contacted, and any other information that seems relevant.

United States of America[edit | edit source]

A national organization exists called Citizens for Approval Voting, <http://www.approvalvoting.org>. They have an active discussion group on Yahoo, which can be accessed at <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ApprovalVoting/>.

Alabama[edit | edit source]

Alaska[edit | edit source]

Ben Creasy in Juneau, AK (contact at bencreasy.com) and Dale Sheldon-Hess in Anchorage, AK. Limited activity at this time.

Arizona[edit | edit source]

California[edit | edit source]

Greg Wolfe in San Francisco (bogonflux -at- gmail.com) No organization or activity at this time.

Colorado[edit | edit source]

July 2012 Frank Atwood & Paul Tiger are working on an Approval Voting bill in the statehouse for 2013. This is active legislation, not a pipe dream. If you're interested in seeing Approval Voting become state law Contact av(at)paultiger.com

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Jan Kok in Fort Collins (jan.kok.5y -at- gmail.com) No organization or activity at this time. Willing to give presentations. See my article www.votebuddy.org/votemeth.htm and slide set at math.temple.edu/~wds/crv/BetterVotingMethods.ppt

The Colorado Green Party tried to promote IRV in 2004-2005. Some of their committee members showed interest in Approval and Condorcet.

Connecticut[edit | edit source]

Delaware[edit | edit source]

Florida[edit | edit source]

Georgia[edit | edit source]

Hawaii[edit | edit source]

Idaho[edit | edit source]

Illinois[edit | edit source]

Indiana[edit | edit source]

Iowa[edit | edit source]

Kansas[edit | edit source]

Kentucky[edit | edit source]

Louisiana[edit | edit source]

Maine[edit | edit source]

Maryland[edit | edit source]

Massachusetts[edit | edit source]

Michigan[edit | edit source]

Minnesota[edit | edit source]

Mississippi[edit | edit source]

Missouri[edit | edit source]

Montana[edit | edit source]

Nebraska[edit | edit source]

Nevada[edit | edit source]

New Hampshire[edit | edit source]

New Jersey[edit | edit source]

New Mexico[edit | edit source]

New York[edit | edit source]

North Carolina[edit | edit source]

North Dakota[edit | edit source]

Ohio[edit | edit source]

Oklahoma[edit | edit source]

Oregon[edit | edit source]

Pennsylvania[edit | edit source]

Rhode Island[edit | edit source]

South Carolina[edit | edit source]

South Dakota[edit | edit source]

Tennessee[edit | edit source]

Mahendra Prasad. If you are a Tennesseean or live near Memphis, TN, and have an interest in approval voting, please contact me on the message board at Citizens for Approval Voting <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ApprovalVoting/>. Even if you are not from that general area, you can use that message board to connect with others interested in approval voting.

Texas[edit | edit source]

Utah[edit | edit source]

Vermont[edit | edit source]

Virginia[edit | edit source]

Washington[edit | edit source]

West Virginia[edit | edit source]

Wisconsin[edit | edit source]

Wyoming[edit | edit source]