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—Duncan Hosie, FairVote supporter and Marshall Scholar
FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.
by Paul Murphy
On Monday, January 16th, our country honors the life and service of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His work to make our democracy more inclusive and representative continues today.Read More
Ranked choice voting officially went into law in Maine. Maine is the first state to adopt ranked choice voting for primary and general statewide elections for governor, U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and the state legislature.Read More
The Election Integrity Project recently released its U.S. Perceptions of Election Integrity (PEI) Survey results for 2016. News stories about their release immediately focused on the 7/100 score for North Carolina on the fairness of its district boundaries, the lowest score on this metric any state has ever received.Read More