Fairvote.org is currently undergoing an upgrade, and some features may not be working as usual. We apologize for any inconvenience, and expect to be back at full capacity soon.

Pennsylvania Election Reform Task Force Suggests IRV and Proportional Voting Studies

Pennsylvania Governor, Ed Rendell, created the Pennsylvania Election Reform Task Force through Executive Order 2004-11. The bipartisan, 13-member panel focused on a range of issues and reforms designed to increase voter turnout and inspire confidence on the state's electoral system. The Task Force issued its final report to Gov. Rendell on May 12th. Among its conclusions, were the belief that instant runoff voting and proportional representation are relevant and ought to be studied further, as they affect both voter confidence in elections and voter turnout.

[Read the Final Report - .pdf]