by Drew Spencer // August 5, 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Why one anti-ranked choice voting agitator's mischaracterization of a withdrawn draft paper purporting to show that RCV leads to declining turnout should not be taken seriously.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.
by Kevin Werner // March 20, 2014 //
Tasmanian House of Assembly elections have been decided using ranked choice voting in multi-member districts for over 100 years. This year's contest once again demonstrated the value of such systems for ensuring fair representation for voters of all stripes, even as a significant shift in power occurred.
March 19, 2014 //
Ignore claims about the broader implications of the special election in Florida 13 for Obamacare or the campaigning abilities of the major parties. It all came down to district partisanship.
by Matthew Bugajski // March 11, 2014 //
Italy's new Prime Minister has promised changes, but are they in the interest of improving Italian democracy?