Content Categorized with "Reforms"
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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.
- Posted: July 31, 2014
- Author(s): Rebecca Hellmich
- Categories: FairVote Reformer E-Newsletters, Reforms, Voting Rights
With political polarization at its highest point in more than a century, observers often assume opposition to reform is inevitable. But there have been recent developments in bipartisan cooperation for FairVote’s Reform 2020 agenda, which we discuss in this issue of The Reformer.
- Posted: July 29, 2014
- Categories: Reforms
Not only did FairVote executive director Rob Richie finish his first marathon in under 4 hours, but we also met our fundraising goal of $26,200 in donations from new donors that will go toward FairVote's First Million Campaign! And the entire $26,000 will be matched dollar for dollar by generous FairVote board members.
- Posted: July 9, 2014
- Author(s): Andrew Douglas, Anthony Ramicone
- Categories: Europe, FairVote Reformer E-Newsletters, Reforms, Research & Analysis, Voting Rights
FairVote regularly publishes Innovative Analysis, an in depth look into what we’ve been researching. The FIFA World Cup is in its final week in Brazil. And while that tournament will eventually crown the best national soccer team in the world, we wondered what it would look like if it was crowning the healthiest electoral democracy in the world. With that in mind, we decided to put together an index that compares electoral health across countries and then apply it to this year’s World Cup.
- Posted: May 20, 2014
- Author(s): Drew Spencer
- Categories: Ranked Choice Voting/Instant Runoff Voting, Reforms, Home, FairVote
FairVote has just submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration arguing for a fairer approach to accommodating the needs of deployed military and overseas voters.