September 8, 2023 ·
While most ballot initiatives cleared the first hurdle in their pathway to the 2024 ballot, Attorney General Andrea Campbell’s office rejected one that sought to let voters decide whether Massachusetts should offer ranked-choice voting which voters nixed via petition just two cycles ago. Though the move effectively halts the statewide effort for now, a push for RCV in Boston is still going strong. Supporters say ranked-choice voting leads to more equitable outcomes. A spokesman for the group said Ranked Choice Boston’s official video launched this week. The music artist is Jaiden aka “Jaydo” Harris, who is a youth volunteer for the group.