Our Democracy is fundamentally broken by a dangerous new era of fierce partisan divisions. The current system leaves many voters voiceless in the political process and depresses voter participation. We are left with a partisan division that may be hard to fix - but, it’s not impossible.Read more
This week, India elects a new President with ranked choice voting (RCV) playing a pivotal role. Although RCV is not used to elect India's main parliament, it has significant uses in the nation's largest democracy, one of the most important is for selecting the president.Read more
Hello There! I’m Myeisha. My interest in politics began during my sophomore year of college when I was a Casework Intern for Senator Richard Blumenthal. This is where my passion for public service and advocacy emerged. I truly felt as though I was making a difference by communicating with government agencies on behalf of constituents.Read more
Myeisha Boyd is the Communications Fellow at FairVote. She grew up in Danbury, CT and graduated from the University of Hartford in Connecticut with her Bachelor's Degree in Politics and Government. Prior to FairVote her past experience includes: being a Casework Intern for Senator Richard Blumenthal, where she assisted staff with constituent casework, a Student Volunteer in the Office of Presidential Correspondence for the Obama Administration, where she sent greeting requests, and a Legislative Aide Intern for Mayor Luke Bronin of Hartford, CT, where she sent letters on behalf of the Mayor and monitored bills in the Connecticut State Capitol. Through both her educational and work experiences, she developed a passion for election reform, fair representation, advocacy and public policy. She is excited to join a team that looks beyond party lines to achieve a fairer democracy.