Episode 60: Revolutionizing Democracy: An Insight into Ranked Choice Voting with Josie Schreiber
Join us as we sit down with Josie Schreiber, a regional organizer for Rank the Vote Ohio, to uncover how the implementation of ranked choice voting can shift the dynamics of our current election system. Listen as Josie reveals the mechanisms of ranked choice voting, highlighting its potential to secure a majority vote for winning candidates and eliminate voter apathy. Our enlightening discussion explores the organization’s mission and efforts to promote a stronger voice and greater choice for all Ohioans.
Josie also offers a historical perspective on ranked choice voting in Ohio, discussing its impact on representation in elections and how it can potentially revolutionize our electoral process. We also talk about the tangible changes that ranked choice voting can bring, such as eliminating toxic campaign practices and empowering the people’s voice. Josie’s passion for a more inclusive, representative democracy shines through as we discuss the many ways ranked choice voting can make democracy more accessible and fair for everyone. Don’t miss this insightful conversation!
01:00 What is Rank the Vote Ohio and Ranked Choice Voting
06:49 Some Concerns Addressed
13:49 Opposition to State Issue 1
16:35 How Do We Get Involved
Josie Schreiber is the Regional Organizer for Northwest Ohio with Rank the Vote Ohio. She is a Northwest Ohio native and currently resides in Toledo with their family. After spending six years as a freelance writer, Josie moved to the world of politics in 2022, working as an organizer during the midterm election season. Before their career change, Josie was (and still is) active in various pro-democracy and human rights organizations in the area as a volunteer.
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