Better Elections Are Possible

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When you combine single-member districts into bigger multi-member districts, the picture starts to look quite different. The beauty of multi-member districts is that they allow us to use what FairVote calls “fair representation voting.” 

...Imagine if Netroots Democrats or Tea Party Republicans made an impact not by launching primary challenges but by setting up shop as separate political entities. Instead of dragging the major parties to the left or to the right, they’d be able to compete with them on a level playing field. It’d be a bit like the startup world, where venture-backed entrepreneurs routinely take on entrenched incumbents.

 

—Reihan Salam, executive editor of the National Review

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Ranked Choice Voting

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

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Get Involved

Check out our Activist Toolkit to advocate for better elections with ranked choice voting.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country 

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

Virginia U.S. Senate candidate is happy to “own” negative campaigning

Rich Robinson

Ranked choice voting would have a positive effect in reducing mudslinging on the campaign trail.

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St. Louis Park moves to switch to ranked choice voting in city elections

Myeisha Boyd

The Minneapolis suburb's city council voted unanimously to change the city charter, which would allow voters to rank candidates by preference.

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Nebraska ranked choice voting proponent wins primary match-up

Rich Robinson

State Senator John Murante faces little, if any opposition in November's general election.

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