Pages tagged "Author David Daley"


Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues latest blow against partisan gerrymandering

Posted on What's New David Daley on January 22, 2018
Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues latest blow against partisan gerrymandering

It's the second ruling in less than two weeks where a court has struck down an entire state congressional map as unconstitutional

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NY Times’ Thomas Friedman: “Super-empower” bridge-builders and the center with RCV

Posted on Quick News David Daley on December 18, 2017
NY Times’ Thomas Friedman: “Super-empower” bridge-builders and the center with RCV

Add influential New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to the growing chorus of voices – across all political perspectives – who see ranked choice voting as a solution to the extreme partisanship and tribalism infecting our politics.

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“We know the system is fixed”: Arnold Schwarzenegger talks gerrymandering, political reform, and saving democracy

Posted on What's New David Daley on November 30, 2017
“We know the system is fixed”: Arnold Schwarzenegger talks gerrymandering, political reform, and saving democracy

FairVote's David Daley and Arnold Schwarzenegger talk gerrymandering and redistricting after the Supreme Court case.

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GOP congressman demands competitive districts: “I guarantee you things would change here”

Posted on What's New David Daley on November 27, 2017
GOP congressman demands competitive districts: “I guarantee you things would change here”

A Republican member of Congress thinks a competitive district will make him a better representative in Washington.

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Sam Wang on the simple math test that might slay the partisan gerrymander: “The more complex the standard, the more the more ways there are to poke holes in it”

Posted on What's New David Daley on May 11, 2017
Sam Wang on the simple math test that might slay the partisan gerrymander: “The more complex the standard, the more the more ways there are to poke holes in it”

Sam Wang has used a combination of computer simulations and simple math tests to help reveal the partisan intent behind the post-2010 redistricting.

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"We are providing more choices": This is why London, Ontario adopted ranked choice voting --and made Canadian history

Posted on What's New David Daley on May 09, 2017

More diversity. More choice. More civility. Those were just a few of the reasons touted by city councilors in London, Ontario, last week when the Canadian city made history as the nation’s first to adopt ranked-choice voting for municipal elections.

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"It really makes the principle 'one people, one vote' true": The editor of Slate France explains his country's presidential election

Posted on What's New David Daley on April 25, 2017

We asked Jean-Marie Pottier, the editor of Slate France to explain the history of the French system – and the way it shapes the country’s politics and enhances the idea that every vote must count equally.

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