Pages tagged "Author David Daley"


Voting shouldn't cause dysfunction — but Americans can change the system

Posted on What's New David Daley on May 24, 2018
Voting shouldn't cause dysfunction — but Americans can change the system

There’s a better way to elect candidates – one that ensures the winner of an election has wide, majority support: Ranked choice voting

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SCOTUS oral arguments suggest justices’ uncertainty on partisan gerrymandering remedy

Posted on What's New David Daley on March 29, 2018
SCOTUS oral arguments suggest justices’ uncertainty on partisan gerrymandering remedy

David Daley, Senior Fellow for FairVote, attended Maryland Supreme Court Case, Benisek v Lamone. It's the second gerrymandering case before the court this term.

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Without ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences

Posted on What's New David Daley on March 19, 2018
Without ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences

Single-district, winner-takes-all elections skew the very nature of representation itself. Our elections should be genuine contests of ideas aimed at building a majority consensus around the candidate who best fits the most people.

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Santa Fe's 1st RCV election: clear outcomes, effective new ballot use

Posted on What's New David Daley on March 08, 2018
Santa Fe's 1st RCV election: clear outcomes, effective new ballot use

New Mexico's first city to use ranked choice voting saw a civil campaign and voters responded at the polls.

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Redistricting valentines – and bitter “love letters” fly as politicians battle over new Pennsylvania maps

Posted on What's New David Daley on February 14, 2018
Redistricting valentines – and bitter “love letters” fly as politicians battle over new Pennsylvania maps

Here's what to be looking for -- and reading-- today on the redistricting front

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Pennsylvania’s redistricting Super Bowl: Philadelphia celebrates one big win, but another – for democracy – may be on horizon

Posted on What's New David Daley on February 05, 2018
Pennsylvania’s redistricting Super Bowl: Philadelphia celebrates one big win, but another – for democracy – may be on horizon

Here's what to be looking for - and reading- today on the redistricting front

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What’s happening with the Chief Justice? Gerrymandering is probably still gobbledygook – but the NYT sees a subtle Roberts transformation

Posted on What's New David Daley on February 02, 2018
What’s happening with the Chief Justice? Gerrymandering is probably still gobbledygook – but the NYT sees a subtle Roberts transformation

Here’s what to be looking for – and reading – today on the redistricting front

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Ohio redistricting deadline nears – also, just what is Justice Alito thinking about Pennsylvania?

Posted on What's New David Daley on January 31, 2018
Ohio redistricting deadline nears – also, just what is Justice Alito thinking about Pennsylvania?

Here’s what to be looking for – and reading – today on the redistricting front

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“Simply put, there is no hurry”: PA gerrymander gets audacious defense from six secretaries of state

Posted on What's New David Daley on January 30, 2018
“Simply put, there is no hurry”: PA gerrymander gets audacious defense from six secretaries of state

Here’s what to be looking for – and reading – today on the redistricting front

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