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Phillips Reintroduces Bill to Promote Ranked Choice Voting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) reintroduced the Voter Choice Act in the 118th Congress. The Voter Choice Act boosts adoption of a ranked choice voting (RCV) model for elections by investing $40 million in federal grants to cover up to 50 percent of the cost for local and state governments that choose to adopt RCV. The bicameral bill is led by Sens. Michael Bennet…

Rep. Dean Phillips Announces He Won’t Seek Re-Election to Congress

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MINNETONKA, MN – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D, MN) announced he will not seek re-election to Congress in 2024. Phillips has represented Minnesota’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2019 and released the following statement: “My journey to public service began the morning after the 2016 election, when I faced the reality that democracy requires…

MPR: Rep. Dean Phillips speaks on Israel war, House Speaker election

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Minnesota 3rd District Rep. Dean Phillips has been one of the more vocal members of the state’s delegation in recent weeks: He's issued strong condemnations of the Hamas attacks in Israel, he's railed against dysfunction in the U.S. House and he's flirted for several months with the idea of challenging President Joe Biden, a fellow…


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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) voted to uphold principle and remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy from his role of Speaker of the House.   “I’m disappointed that former Speaker McCarthy chose not to work with Democrats, reform Congress, and make it work as intended.” said Rep. Phillips “An historic, missed opportunity to demonstrate bipartisanship and restore…