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- Posted: December 15, 2014
- Categories: FairVote Reformer E-Newsletters, Reforms, Fair Voting/Proportional Representation, Home
On November 6, 2014, more than two years before the 2016 congressional elections, FairVote projected the outcomes of the 2016 congressional elections in more than 85% of U.S. house seats. We discuss the ramifications of these projections in this issue of The Reformer.
Thirteen states have voted Republican in every presidential election since 1980. How does their voter turnout compare to the rest of the nation? FairVote shows their turnout is much lower... and the gap appears to be growing. (This blog updates previous findings from 2011.)
- Posted: December 2, 2014
- Author(s): Claire Daviss, Rob Richie
- Categories: National Popular Vote, Home
Today the Michigan Committee on Elections and Ethics met for the second time to hear testimony on a bill that would change the way that Michigan distributes its electoral votes. FairVote director Rob Richie weighed in, presenting important new analysis.
- Posted: November 11, 2014
- Categories: Home
The 2014 elections are over, and FairVote is already looking to the future. The 2014 elections demonstrated that our congressional elections remain locked up for incumbents while other races continue to allow non-majority rule, making the case for ranked choice voting.
- Posted: November 6, 2014
- Author(s): Claire Daviss
- Categories: Fair Voting/Proportional Representation, Research & Analysis, Home
The results from the 2014 midterm elections are in. How did women candidates for the U.S. House do? Monopoly Politics 2014 projected the outcomes for 132 of the 162 women candidates for the U.S. House. Of those projections, at least 99% were correct. Find out what the midterm results mean for gender parity in elected offices, and why our projections matter.
The Cart before the Horse (Race): FairVote Projections Showcase the Lack of Choice in House Elections
- Posted: October 30, 2014
- Author(s): Sarah John
- Categories: Fair Voting/Proportional Representation, Home, Monopoly Politics 2012 Map
With the 2014 midterm elections almost upon us, FairVote takes time out to compare several pundits' forecasts of the US House results with our own Monopoly Politics projections. In doing so, we demonstrate the endemic lack of competition for US House seats.