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Understanding Approval Voting and How It’s a Game Changer
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Aaron Hamlin, co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Election Science, a nonprofit organization advocating for voting reform to create a more representative and effective government joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Aaron Hamlin discuss the following:
- What is the Center for Election Science and give us some background on what you do.
- What is approval voting and how is it different from traditional, choose-one voting?
- What are the benefits of approval voting?
- Why isn’t approval voting more mainstream, and why should it matter to us?
- Who is behind the approval voting movement, and how can I get involved?
Summary: Approval voting is a simple, cost-effective voting reform supported by business and entrepreneurial communities due to its ability to create a more representative, efficient, and effective government.
Aaron Hamlin is the executive director and co-founder of The Center for Election Science. He’s been featured as an electoral systems expert on MSNBC.com, NPR, Free Speech TV, Inside Philanthropy, 80K Hours, Popular Mechanics, and has given talks across the country on voting methods. He’s written for Deadspin, USA Today Magazine, Independent Voter Network, and others. Additionally, Aaron is a licensed attorney with two additional graduate degrees in the social sciences.
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