Congressman John Porter

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"The next President should promote the concept of "instant runoffs" in U.S. elections, in order that candidates who appeal to a broad range of the electorate have a better chance to win their races and serve our citizenry." - Congressman John Porter, 2007


John Porter represented Illinois in the U.S. House as a Republican for two decades until his retirement in 2001. In 2007 he wrote a powerful case for instant runoff voting Opportunity 08, a Brookings Institute collection of essays.

Read his full essay here.

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