Local organizations for approval voting

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This could be a list of organizations working actively for adoption of approval voting. In addition to the name of the organization, it might be useful to list what elections the organization is proposing, a summary of progress thus far, possibly a list of members who can be contacted, and any other information that seems relevant.

United States of America

A national organization exists called Citizens for Approval Voting, <http://www.approvalvoting.org>. They have an active discussion group on Yahoo, which can be accessed at <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ApprovalVoting/>.

Alabama

Alaska

Ben Creasy in Juneau, AK (contact at bencreasy.com) and Dale Sheldon-Hess in Anchorage, AK. Limited activity at this time.

Arizona

California

Greg Wolfe in San Francisco (bogonflux -at- gmail.com) No organization or activity at this time.

Colorado

July 2012 Frank Atwood & Paul Tiger are working on an Approval Voting bill in the statehouse for 2013. This is active legislation, not a pipe dream. If you're interested in seeing Approval Voting become state law Contact av(at)paultiger.com

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Jan Kok in Fort Collins (jan.kok.5y -at- gmail.com) No organization or activity at this time. Willing to give presentations. See my article www.votebuddy.org/votemeth.htm and slide set at math.temple.edu/~wds/crv/BetterVotingMethods.ppt

The Colorado Green Party tried to promote IRV in 2004-2005. Some of their committee members showed interest in Approval and Condorcet.

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Mahendra Prasad. If you are a Tennesseean or live near Memphis, TN, and have an interest in approval voting, please contact me on the message board at Citizens for Approval Voting <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ApprovalVoting/>. Even if you are not from that general area, you can use that message board to connect with others interested in approval voting.

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming