Ethan Fitzgerald

Outreach and Advocacy Specialist

Ethan Fitzgerald

Ethan Fitzgerald is a native New Yorker and graduated from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan in 2015. He has previously held internships at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the NYC Campaign Finance Board. He has also done organizing work with the Fund for the Public Interest and Barack Obama's 2012 campaign. He enjoys pizza, concerts, and the New York Yankees.

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Posts by Ethan Fitzgerald

NYC Mayor Calls for Electoral Reform

Posted on October 18, 2016

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio marked the state’s voter registration deadline by calling for several changes to increase voter registration and turnout, including some promoted by FairVote.



Third Party Chances Are Slim Without Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on July 15, 2016

Without expanded use of ranked choice voting, third parties have little chance of gaining traction among the electorate. Even if they do, they run the risk of splitting the vote with ideologically similar parties, and allowing the party they agree with least to win. Reich is correct to point out that there are more than just two viewpoints in American politics and each deserves a seat at the table. But to ensure that every group has a real chance of winning representation, we need a level playing field for all perspectives.


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