Pages tagged "Author Myeisha Boyd"


Ireland citizens assembly to vote on ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on January 30, 2018
Ireland citizens assembly to vote on ranked choice voting

The Ireland Citizens Assembly recently conducted a two day meeting to discuss recommended referendums to send to the House of the Oireachtas for consideration. Among those recommended referendums was a proposition in favor of proportional representation.

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What’s happening in Democracy (1-29-18-edition)

Posted on What's New Myeisha Boyd on January 29, 2018
What’s happening in Democracy (1-29-18-edition)

Read what's happening in democracy today around #RankedChoiceVoting

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Maria Perez talks RCV for Santa Fe’s March election on “New Mexico in Focus”

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on January 25, 2018
Maria Perez talks RCV for Santa Fe’s March election on “New Mexico in Focus”

FairVote New Mexico Director Maria Perez sat down with New Mexico in Focus to discuss what voters need to know about their upcoming ranked choice choice voting (RCV) election in March.

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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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