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- Posted: August 10, 2011
- Author(s): Katherine Sicienski, Rob Richie, Will Hix
- Categories: Instant Runoff Voting, All Reports
Many states currently use runoff election systems during primaries for statewide federal posts. However, it appears that the two election runoff system leads to high turnout declines and a less representative second election.
- Posted: June 23, 2011
- Author(s): Will Hix
- Categories: Research & Analysis, Presidential Nominations Reform
The election of capable candidates is arguably the most direct impact that the citizenry can have in this process. Voters rely on the media to create accurate portrayals of each candidate and present a fair opportunity for credible candidates to make their case to their constituents. CNN failed to provide voters the opportunity to evaluate Governor Johnson, instead relying on opinion polls of dubious importance.