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Audio: FairVote’s Rob Richie talks Gerrymandering and Fair Representation Voting

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 03, 2017
Audio: FairVote’s Rob Richie talks Gerrymandering and Fair Representation Voting

FairVote’s Executive Director Rob Richie is featured in The Golden Mean podcast discussing gerrymandering, winner-take- all elections and the Fair Representation Act (H.R. 3057).

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Tyranny of the Minority: Michelle Goldberg Highlights Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 03, 2017
Tyranny of the Minority: Michelle Goldberg Highlights Fair Representation Act

Michelle Goldberg observes that we’ve entered a period of minority rule, due to a combination of gerrymandering and officials being elected without majority support of American voters.

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What’s up in Democracy with FairVote? September Edition

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on October 03, 2017
What’s up in Democracy with FairVote (September Edition)

FairVote presents a monthly, representative round-up of media attention on FairVote and the work centered around ranked choice voting.

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Video: Top voting reform experts discuss Monopoly Politics and the Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on September 29, 2017
Video: Top voting reform experts discuss Monopoly Politics and the Fair Representation Act

FairVote released our Monopoly Politics report, an in depth analysis of U.S. House elections, along with a report on the Fair Representation Act.

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Alabama Senate Primary and the Ranked Choice Voting Alternative

Posted on What's New by Rob Richie, Myeisha Boyd on September 26, 2017
Alabama Senate Primary and the Ranked Choice Voting Alternative

It’s going to take Alabama almost 10 months to fill the seat because of a law that will result in three statewide elections.

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Audio: FairVote’s Drew Spencer Penrose Talks Supreme Court Gerrymandering Case

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on September 22, 2017
Audio: FairVote’s Drew Spencer Penrose Talks Supreme Court Gerrymandering Case

Between the Lines host Scott Harris spoke with Drew Spencer Penrose, FairVote’s Legal and Policy director, about Gill v Whitford

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Nevadans for Election Reform: Fix Our Broken Politics with Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on September 20, 2017
Nevadans for Election Reform: Fix Our Broken Politics with Ranked Choice Voting

The Nevadans for Election Reform are working on Greater Choice - Greater Voice, an initiative to implement ranked choice voting (RCV) statewide. According to recent statistics, more than 25 percent of active registered voters in Nevada are not registered Democrats or Republicans. In fact, 21 percent choose not to register with any political party.

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New Zealand Cities Voting to Implement Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on September 19, 2017
New Zealand Cities Voting to Implement Ranked Choice Voting

A growing number of cities in New Zealand are moving to RCV, a method for electing local candidates.

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The PROVE Act: Pre-Registering Youth to Vote

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on September 06, 2017
The PROVE Act: Pre-Registering Youth to Vote

Our democracy is strongest when everyone takes part. That’s why FairVote has worked for many years to make pre-registration for young voters a national standard.

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