Posted on August 05, 2016
Two candidates in the Berkeley, California, mayoral race are working together and urging their supporters to rank the other candidate second, providing yet another example of ranked choice voting elections’ ability to incentivize civility.
Posted on July 14, 2016
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.
Posted on July 07, 2016
I am a rising junior majoring in Political Science and Spanish at Swarthmore College, and have been interested in electoral reforms for years. So naturally, when I saw FairVote listed as an option for Swarthmore’s one-week, winter break externship program, I quickly made it my first choice. After a great externship with FairVote, I am thrilled to be here for a full summer as a research intern.