Yet all the attention on Alaska’s unusual new system, which combines a nonpartisan primary and an RCV general election, may be masking a better reason for Republicans to consider RCV — it could improve crowded primary elections.
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“If you have to spend your general election campaign getting your own party on board,” he added, “that’s time and resources that you’re not spending getting independents.”
“It is notable in that it’s the first time the CEO of one of these platforms has indicated a preference one way or another
“What you’re doing with a split that’s a 99-to-1 is giving someone else access to donors,” said Eric Wilson, a veteran GOP strategist who led Marco Rubio’s digital team for his 2016 presidential run.
“Twitter as a social-media platform is where political narratives are developed,” said Eric Wilson, the managing partner of Startup Caucus, an incubator and investment fund for Republican campaign technology.
“We know that 60% of voters are logging in to Facebook every day, so with such a high concentration, that’s where campaigns are putting their focus,” said Eric Wilson, a Republican strategist and technologist.
“This idea of a conservative-only political social media network is not going to take off,” he added. “And I wish these entrepreneurs and investors would put their money into more effective projects.”