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Post-Rucho, Gerrymandering is a crisis. That is, we need to be working on solutions.

Only 3 possibilities:
1. Live with it. Let minorities rule and try to ensure your group cheats best.
2. Draw better maps. State referendums or lawsuits, or fed laws. (Fed lawsuits are out.)
3. Stop wasting votes. Proportional representation, imposed from Congress.

Option 1 is unacceptable. 2 is surely needed, but can't fully solve the problem. So 3 is needed. Yes, it's an uphill battle—grassroots must grow >100x to win. But if you understand, time to speak out!
Currently, "RCV" is making big strides. But I fear that's a dead end for #ProRep, for 2 reasons.

1st, "RCV" branding deliberately blurs between IRV & STV. Look at Trudeau's broken #ERRE promise for where that leads.

2nd, the reason Trudeau reneged: STV is too disruptive.
So, I designed PLACE voting not just to be a true #ProRep proposal (maximize voter choice & representation, minimize wasted votes), but to be a viable, non-disruptive change to US status quo.
I don't intend PLACE to be the ultimate answer, but rather the beginning of a robust conversation about what is possible. I think that conversation would benefit all sides.

Here's PLACE: electowiki.org/wiki/PLACE_FAQ
When I say "all sides", I mean:
Rated voting activists like @ElectionScience @TheEqualVote&friends
RCV supporters:@fairvote @leedrutman @Drew_FV etc
#FairMaps peeps:@DrawTheLinesPA
Elections geeks:@PoliticsWolf @rickhasen
Poli sci'tists:@RepresentElect @jacksantucci @laderafrutal
(Sorry if I miscategorized you btw)

I know I'm a twitter rando, Chances are I'm getting it wrong. So show me how:

Status quo's OK?
#FairMaps is plenty?
RCV can pass Congress in 2021?
PLACE isn't better than RCV?
You can improve on PLACE?


Time for talking is NOW.

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