Comparative Structural Reform Partnering with 13 leading scholarly authorities on electoral reform and legislative functionality, FairVote conducted an in-depth assessment of 37 different structural reforms. Each scholar assessed the impact of each reform on 16 different criteria to assess how it would impact legislative functionality, electoral accountability, voter engagement, and openness of process. The reform at the heart of the Fair Representation Act, ranked choice voting in five-winner districts, was assessed to be the most impactful.
Monopoly Politics and the Fair Voting Solutions FairVote's biennial report on congressional elections makes the case clearly that congressional elections are broken and that the Fair Representation Act represents the best way out. See our interactive map for information on every congressional district in every state, under both the current winner-take-all method and under the Fair Representation Act.
Representation 2020 Representation 2020 works to raise awareness of the under-representation of women in elected office, to strengthen coalitions that are supportive of measures to increase women's representation, and to highlight the often-overlooked structural barriers to achieving gender parity in American elections. Women win more seats with multi-winner districts and with fair representation voting.
RCV Maine ballot measure A campaign for a ballot measure expected to be on the November 2016 ballot to establish ranked choice voting for all state and congressional elections.