Category: Press Releases

Ranked-Choice Voting: ‘an unmitigated and un-American disaster’

The Center for Election Confidence joins broad coaltion of election integrity advocates to support Georgia bill bannning Ranked-Choice Voting (Arlington, Va.) The Center for Election Confidence, along with 15 other election integrity advocacy groups, sent a letter to Chairman Max Burns of the Georgia Senate Committee on Ethics in support of SB 355, a bill […]

Lawyers Democracy Fund Changes Name 

Lawyers Democracy Fund Is Now  Center for Election Confidence (Arlington, Va.) – Lawyers Democracy Fund is pleased to announce that it is the Center for Election Confidence (CEC) effective immediately. As part of the name change, CEC has released a new logo and launched a new website at www.electionconfidence.org.  CEC President Elliot Berke said, “As […]

Ranked-Choice Voting Hurts Minorities: Study

Study Indicates that Ranked-Choice Voting Weakens Electoral Influence of Minority Voters   (Arlington, Va.) – The Center for Election Confidence (CEC) announced today the release of research by Professor Nolan McCarty, with support from CEC, documenting harmful effects of ranked-choice voting (RCV) for racial and ethnic minority electorates. The study by Dr. McCarty, the Susan […]

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Disenfranchised Voters

Immediate Release: December 5, 2023Contact: Lisa Dixon, (202) 441-5487 Federal Court Rules in Favor of Disenfranchised Voters in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania (Arlington, Va.) – On Monday, December 4, a federal court ruled in favor of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, voters William French and Melynda Anne Reese on their voter disenfranchisement claim arising from Luzerne County’s failure to supply a […]

The Fight Against Ranked-Choice Voting is Just Beginning

Election Day 2023 showed us that the fight against ranked-choice voting (RCV) is just beginning. Three localities in Michigan adopted measures that would implement ranked-choice voting in local races if the state authorizes its use. In Easthampton, Massachusetts, a measure was approved that, “asked voters whether the city council should petition the state legislature to authorize multi-winner […]

Election News Update: New NC Litigation, LA Zuckerbucks Ban, & More

It may be an “off” election year, but there is still a lot going on in the election world. In North Carolina, several lawsuits have been filed relating to S.B. 747 which strengthens the state’s election laws. The law, which covers a variety of issues, was enacted after the North Carolina General Assembly overrode Governor Roy Cooper’s […]

Challenge to Ranked-Choice Voting Comes from the Left in D.C.

A challenge to a D.C. ranked-choice voting proposal is coming from the left, demonstrating that citizens and organizations across the political spectrum recognize the problems with ranked-choice voting. The D.C. Democratic Party filed a lawsuit earlier this month, arguing that the Make All Votes Count Act should be kept off the ballot in the 2024 […]

Ranked-Choice Voting Falls Flat in VA County

Arlington County, Virginia made headlines in June as it conducted its first ranked-choice voting election during the Democrat primary for county board positions on the ballot this coming November. The results were a textbook case against ranked-choice voting. As The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board explained, the top two candidates in the first round were not […]

CEC-Backed Lawsuit Featured by The Federalist

CEC-Backed Lawsuit Featured by The Federalist Election Day 2022 was a disaster in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. A massive failure by the county to provide enough paper ballots caused voting difficulties across the county. In an order extending the poll hours, Judge Lisa Gelb wrote that voters “were disenfranchised and denied the fundamental right to vote.” […]