by Andrea Levien // February 27, 2014 //
Netflix's House of Cards can leave viewers with a lot of questions. One we've been asking at FairVote is, "How on earth is Frank Underwood, a white Southern Democrat, still in office in 2013?"
by Matthew Bugajski // February 13, 2014 //
There’s an exciting national election coming up this year in India, but the nation's electoral system may not be suited to handle it.
by Kevin Werner, // February 3, 2014 //
Top Two and winner-take-all are not working for Louisiana's voters.
by Kevin Werner // January 21, 2014 //
What does the Bridgegate scandal tell us about winner-take-all monopoly politics in New Jersey?
by Matthew Bugajski // January 21, 2014 //
Egyptian voters approved a new constitution last week, and Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly is on the verge of passing a new constitution as well. What does that mean for elections in the two fledgling democracies?
by Rob Richie // January 17, 2014 //
Yesterday, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives to give new life to the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the law last June. The bill creates a new coverage formula under Section 4, which, though not perfect, is a clear step in the right direction.
by Devin McCarthy // January 17, 2014 //
Find out how ranked choice voting led a diverse field of Best Picture nominees at the 2014 Oscars.
by Devin McCarthy // January 13, 2014 //
Proposals to raise the threshold of election in Israel's proportional representation system have proved controversial. Our innovative ranked choice proposal could remove that controversy.
by Devin McCarthy // January 7, 2014 //
Have you ever thought that the structure of a sport was unfair to your favorite team or player? Then this website might be for you.
Ranked Choice Voting Vs. Block Voting: The Effects of Electoral Structure in Cambridge, Massachusettsby Andrew Douglas // December 20, 2013 //
Ballot data from November's Cambridge City Council election can be used to simulate a vote using block voting, the most common method for the election of city councils in the United States. The results illustrate the value of the Cambridge system for ensuring fair representation of political and ethnic minority groups.