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#16toVote in D.C.

Posted on What's New Demarquin Johnson on December 13, 2015
#16toVote in D.C.

There is a movement growing in the District of Columbia to pass the “Youth Voting Amendment Act of 2015.” Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward-6) introduced legislation to lower the voting age to 16 for local and federal elections. FairVote is excited to support local residents in this endeavor along with our allies at National Youth Rights Association, CIRCLE, Young Women’s Project, and Youth For National Change.

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Utah Foundation Report Looks for Ways to Increase Voter Turnout

Posted on What's New Austin Plier on December 04, 2015
Utah Foundation Report Looks for Ways to Increase Voter Turnout

In an effort to turn the tide of decreasing voter participation in the state of Utah, the Utah Foundation conducted a study to assess current practices for generating turnout and to find opportunities to engage more voters in the future. The report finds that no one solution is a cure-all, but turnout can be improved with simple changes.

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O’Malley’s plea for second-choice support meaningless without RCV

Posted on What's New Ethan Fitzgerald on December 03, 2015
O’Malley’s plea for second-choice support meaningless without RCV

Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley met with House Democrats on Tuesday to discuss his campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination. The tone of the meeting reflected his poor standing in the polls, as he asked House Democrats not to be their first choice, but their second.

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It's time to get out the vote... again.

Posted on What's New Andrew Douglas on December 01, 2015
It's time to get out the vote... again.

Municipalities across the country held elections last month, as they do every November. But even if you are in the minority of voters who actually participate in elections that don’t coincide with presidential or congressional contests, your civic duties might not be complete just yet.

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