Posted on July 06, 2017
While Asian American and Pacific Islanders (API) may be the smallest community in many jurisdictions, it is still the fastest growing and most diverse demographic in the country. API voters and their preferred candidates are particularly underrepresented by our current winner-take-all rules.
Posted on August 29, 2016
FairVote joined scholars like Arend Lijphart in submitting a brief to the Canadian Special Committee on Electoral Reform to help guide their decision making as to how Canada’s elections should be reformed. Like the United States, Canada elects its national legislature exclusively from single-winner districts, elected by plurality vote. It does not use a proportional system. Also like the United States, this causes problems.
Posted on July 29, 2016
Today the Federal Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit reversed a lower court in North Carolina and struck down a bill implementing strict voter ID and repealing many of the state's pro-voter policies, including voter preregistration.