by Ben Petit // April 28, 2014 //
Humboldt State University adopted ranked choice voting for student elections in 2013. Last week ranked choice voting was used for the first time to elect a new student body president.
Behind the Scenes of Muriel Bowser’s Primary Victory: The Good, the Bad, and the Ranked Choice Voting Solution in Washington, D.C.by Dania N. Korkor, // April 23, 2014 //
As the returns poured in from precincts around the District of Columbia on April 1st, it became increasingly clear that the Democratic mayoral primary had evolved from a fractured field to a race primarily between two candidates. If D.C. adopted ranked choice voting (RCV), its elections would not force voters to pick between two “viable” candidates and instead would let them vote their consciences.
by Matthew Bugajski // April 23, 2014 //
State legislatures around the country face the same growing problems of partisanship and polarization as the House of Representatives.
by Drew Spencer // April 17, 2014 //
Why one anti-ranked choice voting agitator's mischaracterization of a withdrawn draft paper purporting to show that RCV leads to declining turnout should not be taken seriously.
by Dania N. Korkor // April 17, 2014 //
The best way to make sure the votes of overseas and military voters will count is for more cities to adopt the ranked choice ballots. This sensible, simple and innovative process protects the voting rights of thousands.
by Andrea Levien // April 16, 2014 //
New York's passage of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact leaves us 61% of the way to presidential elections in which every vote is equal.
April 11, 2014 //
An exit survey conducted by FairVote demonstrates that Takoma Park's bold new voting laws have widespread support among voters.
by Ben Petit // April 9, 2014 //
With the release of its interim report on February 24th, the task force has set ambitious goals for the county’s elections, including adopting automatic voter registration, preventing partisan redistricting, improving civic outreach, bolstering voter turnout, and expanding civic education programs. The group has also announced plans to explore expanded suffrage for youths and people with felony convictions, ways to reduce wait times at the polls, and more inclusive ballot access laws.
by Andrea Levien // April 4, 2014 //
With resounding wins in both chambers of the New York State Legislature, the National Popular Vote movement has further demonstrated its strong bipartisan support.
March 26, 2014 //
Turnout in Texas' March 4th primary elections was abysmal - as usual.