Ranked Choice Voting in New York City: A Retrospective - A Webinar Hosted by Democracy Funders Network and PACE

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Webinar - Register by 11/9
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**This program is hosted by our partners, Democracy Funders Network and Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE), who have extended an invitation to PNY members. Space is limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.**

Advocates for ranked choice voting (RCV) have long upheld its benefits for democratic practice, including its ability to guarantee a majority winner, increase competition among candidates, and increase civility between candidates. In June, nearly one million New Yorkers voted in the primary for mayor and all other city offices, making it the largest and most diverse application of RCV in an election to-date. Using this historic election as a jumping off point, donors will be able to reflect on some of the nuances of implementing structural democracy reform and the implications of those nuances on a broader democracy reform agenda. 

With clarity of hindsight and on the heels of the general election in New York City, join Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement and Democracy Funders Network for a pragmatic look at how RCV played out in the primary. 


  • How ranked choice voting (RCV) impacted democratic culture surrounding the election
  • The impact of RCV on the culture of the election, including candidate behavior, media coverage, and the voter experience


Who should attend?

Funders supporting organizations in the democracy space. If you’re not a funder, please email Carly Straus (carly@thirdplateau.com) to discuss your participation before registering. 


2: 00 PM - 3:00 PM Program

Registration is required by November 9th.
Members and Non-Member Funders: Please click on the "Register Now" link above. Dial-in and webinar information will be emailed to you before the webinar.

Please note: To ensure fairness among our members, we reserve the right to limit the number of attendees per organization for select professional development programs.

Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org with any questions.

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Democracy Funders Network


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