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Big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

Posted on Quick News by Rob Richie on October 20, 2017
Big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

This month, big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

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Our ‘18 House projections: noncompetitive races, more Monopoly politics

Posted on Quick News by Rich Robinson on October 20, 2017
Our ‘18 House projections: noncompetitive races, more Monopoly politics

FairVote’s Monopoly Politics 2018 Report projected 374 U.S. House elections. Out of the 374 U.S. House races projected, 208 races are safe for Republicans and 166 are safe for Democrats.

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New Ballot Access Law in North Carolina

Posted on Quick News by Drew Penrose on October 17, 2017
New Ballot Access Law in North Carolina

Earlier this month, we reported on the uncertain fate of a ballot access reform bill in North Carolina. That bill has now passed, liberalizing ballot access law in North Carolina, but also carrying with it controversial elements related to judicial elections.

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Fayetteville Mayoral Race will Head to a Runoff

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 12, 2017
Fayetteville Mayoral Race will Head to a Runoff

Fayetteville, North Carolina held its mayoral primary election last week. Ranked Choice Voting would have given voters more choices and saved taxpayers money.

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The Uncertain Fate of Much-Needed Ballot Access Reform in North Carolina

Posted on Quick News by Drew Penrose on October 06, 2017
The Uncertain Fate of Much-Needed Ballot Access Reform in North Carolina

Among the worst states for reasonable ballot access laws is North Carolina.

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If these billionaires and celebrities ran for President in 2020, what order would you rank them?

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 06, 2017
If these billionaires and celebrities ran for President in 2020, what order would you rank them?

FairVote put together a Ranked Choice Voting poll with potential 2020 billionaire candidates. Rank them in order of your preference.

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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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Post 2010 Redistricting Gave Us "The Worst Congressional Map Ever"

Posted on Quick News by Drew Penrose on October 02, 2017
Post 2010 Redistricting Gave Us

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, the case against partisan gerrymandering, it can be helpful to look back at what led to the congressional district maps we have today.

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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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