by Elizabeth Hudler // May 24, 2013 //
Pakistan experiences a peaceful transition of political power, but its winner-take-all system threatens the country's democratic development.
May 20, 2013 //
Recently, suffrage was expanded in Takoma Park, Maryland to include voters of ages 16 and 17. At the same time, New York City considered allowing documented residents to vote in local elections irrespective of citizenship status.
by Jonathan Gerstell // May 17, 2013 //
The Philippines, a former U.S. colony, held elections on Monday using a small degree of proportional representation that was recently expanded to include national parties by the Supreme Court.
May 15, 2013 //
Today is the last day to show your support for ranked choice voting and FairVote Minnesota in the Looking@Democracy contest. Vote now!
by Andrea Levien // May 15, 2013 //
Not only will the National Popular Vote plan make presidential elections fairer, but it will also maintain each state's autonomy in controlling its own elections.
May 8, 2013 //
A guide for anyone foolhardy enough to run for congress in a district that strongly favors the other party.
by Rebecca Franklin // May 3, 2013 //
Despite a recent constitutional controversy, Germany's mixed member proportional representation system of elections remains one of the most effective in the world.
Kenya's use of winner-take-all elections provides few incentives for inter-ethnic cooperation. Proportional representation could help bridge the country's ethnic divides.
by Andrea Levien // April 30, 2013 //
Check out FairVote's new Google Map, which shows in detail when and where the presidential and vice presidential candidates held events during the fall campaign. The distribution may surprise you.
by Andrea Levien // April 26, 2013 //
These are the top ten indicators that winner-take-all has led to the breakdown of the American electoral system in both presidential and legislative elections.