Pages tagged "Author Myeisha Boyd"


Ranked choice voting expands in 2018

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on January 12, 2018
Ranked choice voting expands in 2018

States across the country are introducing new bills to empower voters through #RankedChoiceVoting in 2018

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What’s happening in Democracy (1-8-18-edition)

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on January 08, 2018
What’s happening in Democracy (1-8-18-edition)

Read what's happening in democracy today around #RankedChoiceVoting

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Picking a name from a bowl is a lousy way for our democracy to work

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on January 08, 2018
Picking a name from a bowl is a lousy way for our democracy to work

In a Vox piece “Virginia clarifies the case against winner-take-all democracy,” Lee Drutman writes about glaring flaws within electoral outcomes.

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What’s happening in Democracy (12-15-edition)

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on December 15, 2017
 What’s happening in Democracy (12-15-edition)

Read what's happening in democracy today around #RankedChoiceVoting

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Happy holidays, from FairVote

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on December 15, 2017
Happy holidays, from FairVote

During this season of joy, we thought it would be fun to find out what your favorite family holiday activity is, using ranked choice voting.

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Millennial poll shows strong support for third party

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on December 05, 2017
Millennial poll shows strong support for third party

A recent NBC News/GenForward at the University of Chicago poll found that 71 percent of millennials believe both the Democratic and Republican parties are doing a poor job representing the American people, and 65 percent think the country is on the wrong track.

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Blame our voting rules, not social media

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on November 28, 2017
Blame our voting rules, not social media

FairVote's Rob Richie argues blaming social media for the nation's broken politics is just shooting the messenger

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What’s happening in Democracy today: November roundup

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on November 21, 2017
What’s happening in Democracy today: November roundup

Read what's happening in democracy this month around #RankedChoiceVoting, FairVote's 2018 Monopoly Politics Report, and the #FairRepAct

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Minnesota municipal elections show positive outcomes with ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on November 17, 2017
Minnesota municipal elections show positive outcomes with ranked choice voting

On November 7, cities that used ranked choice voting (RCV) in Minnesota reported positive feedback on the role RCV played in the election.

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Thirty-eight proposals for repairing “our badly broken civic life”

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on November 03, 2017
Thirty-eight proposals for repairing “our badly broken civic life”

People are realizing now more than ever that fixing American democracy begins with how politicians are elected into office. The division displayed in our politics today shows the need for reforms that would change politics for the better, including how we elect representatives into office in the first place.

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