Pages tagged "Author michelle c. whittaker"


How Fair Voting Can Transform Illinois Elections

Posted on What's New by Michelle C. Whittaker on February 10, 2016
How Fair Voting Can Transform Illinois Elections

If we want politics to reflect our better selves, Illinois leaders need to stop playing politics with district lines and give voters the freedom to choose candidates that best represent their voice no matter where they live.

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2015 Recap, 2016 Preview

Posted on Quick News by Michelle C. Whittaker on December 31, 2015
2015 Recap, 2016 Preview

It’s been a very busy year for FairVote — in large part because of the numerous activities of our dedicated staff and board throughout 2015. As we work to strengthen the voice of everyday voters, 2016 is also shaping up to be an exciting year for electoral reform.

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Special Elections: A “Mandate” from the 4%

Posted on What's New by Michelle C. Whittaker on May 12, 2015

Special elections for DC City Council positions in Wards 4 and 8 saw dismally low levels of turnout. FairVote's new Communications Director, Michelle Whittaker, explains why fair voting systems can make a difference in engaging more voters and achieving more fair outcomes.  

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