by Henry Alderfer // June 18, 2014 //
FairVote continues to blaze the trail on electoral reform. Read more after the jump.
by Kincaid Jessica // June 16, 2014 //
by Nicholas Golden // June 13, 2014 //
Massachusetts has taken a big step into the 21st century by reforming its voting laws and practices.
by Jessica Kincaid // June 13, 2014 //
Mayors of nearly half of America’s 22 largest cities were elected by fewer than one in five registered voters – and in two of these cities more than nine in ten registered voters stayed home.
California on June 3rd held its primary elections, which are conducted using a "top two" format. In this analysis, we assess the impact of top two and provide a solution for a way forward.
by Grace Ramsey // June 11, 2014 //
Instant runoff voting is the best option for conducting special elections in the District.
by Sarah John // June 6, 2014 //
Australia's Senate is elected by a method of ranked choice voting that forces voters to rank every candidate on the ballot. But after a variety of quirky minor parties have made their way into the Senate, it might be time to allow voters the freedom to not rank all candidates.
by Anthony Ramicone // June 5, 2014 //
Iowa's primaries created distorted outcomes that show exactly why states need to consider ranked choice voting.
by Devin McCarthy // May 30, 2014 //
There are over 400,000 Republican voters in New York City. But after this year's midterm election, they may be without a representative in Congress.
by Drew Spencer // May 27, 2014 //
Opening primary elections to include all voters should not mean closing general elections when most people vote, as it has in California and Washington and may soon in Oregon. Fortunately, an alternative proposal in Colorado is gaining momentum.