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Fair representation is much better for resolving PA gerrymandering

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on March 09, 2018
Fair representation is much better for resolving PA gerrymandering

The successful fight against this egregious gerrymander is worthy of celebration - and yet it is amazing how many of the harms we associate with gerrymandering remain in the court-ordered map.

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New pro-democracy tool: impact litigation in state courts

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on February 13, 2018
New pro-democracy tool: impact litigation in state courts

New report from FairVote and the Campaign Legal Center finds state courts are where effective electoral reform can take place

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New open seats: Joe Barton and Luis Gutierrez will not seek re-election

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 30, 2017
New open seats: Joe Barton and Luis Gutierrez will not seek re-election

This week, Rep. Joe Barton, of Texas's 6th District, and Rep. Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois' 4th District, announced they will not seek re-election in 2018. See how these new open seats impact our projections for the 2018 congressional elections.

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Oregon LWV Supports RCV After Extensive Study

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 17, 2017
Oregon LWV Supports RCV After Extensive Study

The League of Women Voters of Oregon has decided to join more than a dozen other state LWV chapters in supporting ranked choice voting.

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Will Republican retirements put the House in play?

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on November 16, 2017
Will Republican retirements put the House in play?

With several retirements already announced by GOP members of the House, how will it all play out in 2018?

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Voter turnout surges in all four cities with ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on November 08, 2017
Voter turnout surges in all four cities with ranked choice voting

Election Day 2017 featured several high profile ranked choice voting elections in cities and towns. Altogether, over 200,000 voters ranked their choices in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Cambridge, Mass. and Takoma Park, Md in cities with a total population of about 844,500.

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What FairVote’s watching on Election Day 2017

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on November 07, 2017
What FairVote’s watching on Election Day 2017

Although federal elections always fall on even-numbered years, important state and local elections happen every year - and 2017 is no exception. Here are some of the contests FairVote will be watching on Election Day, November 7, 2017.

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FairVote US House Projects: Monopoly Politics Remains the Right Name

Posted on What's New Rob Richie, Drew Penrose on October 19, 2017
Our '18 House Projections: Monopoly Politics Remains in Place

FairVote has projected the partisan results of the next elections to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the results show a shocking lack of competition or fair representation.

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