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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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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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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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FairVote's Rob Richie talks partisanship and proportional voting in Governing

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on September 01, 2017
FairVote's Rob Richie talks partisanship and proportional voting in Governing

In “What’s ‘Proportional Voting,’ and Why Is It Making a Comeback?” posted by Governing, the idea of proportional voting is brought back to the spotlight as a way for the United States to start conducting elections and ensuring that voters are being represented fairly.

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New Cosponsor of Fair Representation Act: Congressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on July 26, 2017
New Cosponsor of Fair Representation Act: Congressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee

The Fair Representation Act (FRA) -- H.R. 3057 continues to gain new Congressional cosponsors. The FRA was introduced on June 26, 2017 by Congressman Don Beyer who serves Virginia’s 8th district representing Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, and parts of Fairfax County. Rep. Beyer introduced the FRA because, ‘this bill would ensure that every voter has their voice represented in Congress, and make real progress towards bipartisan focus on getting results for the American people.’

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2017 India Presidential Election

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on July 18, 2017
2017 India Presidential Election

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.

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