What the Oscars Academy Can Teach the U.S. About How to Run Political Elections

Posted on News Coverage by on March 28, 2022

Originally published in TheWrap, 3/23/2022. Katie Usalis of RepresentWomen, a nonpartisan organization that advocates for more women in office, talks about the use of Ranked Choice Voting by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to select Oscar nominees, to award Best Picture, and to elect its Board of Governors. Ranked choice voting is the best and easiest way to ensure representative outcomes that reflect majority support, and should also be used in US political elections.