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FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.
The “Veepstakes” are nearing a close, with Donald Trump expected to announce his vice presidential selection by the end of the week and Hillary Clinton expected to announce her selection sometime next week. In an online RCV poll conducted by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Newt Gingrich emerged victorious, winning 40% of votes in the first round and 64% in the final round.Read More
Very closely simulating a ranked choice voting election, Conservative MPs voted in a series of ballots to eventually elect Theresa May as leader of the party and replace David Cameron as Prime Minister.Read More
by Rob Richie
Abner Mikva died on July 4th, our nation's Independence Day. Judge Mikva had a storied career, including time as a federal judge, Member of Congress and White House counsel.Read More