| Shawn Griffiths | IVN |

The nonpartisan better elections group FairVote has welcomed a new president and CEO at a time when one of its principal reforms, ranked choice voting, is riding a momentous wave across the US.

Meredith Sumpter, whose work spans across the private and public sectors, was appointed by the FairVote Board in a unanimous vote. Sumpter most recently served as CEO and board president for the Council for Inclusive Capitalism and the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, which she founded and worked on for more than 3 years.

Lean into these wins

“The excitement of being able to help lead this organization forward, lean into these wins, and tell the story of the results when ranked choice voting is used and voters are more represented with the promise of a more functional government is why I am in this job,” she concluded.

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