Pages tagged "Reforms in action"


Disappointed, But Still Optimistic

Posted on What's New by Jennifer Pae on October 04, 2016
Disappointed, But Still Optimistic

That is what SB 1288 sought to do -- that is, encourage participation by giving more options to more voters for electing a true representative. By depriving cities and counties the choice of which voting method works best for their communities, including an opportunity to use ranked choice voting so that voters have more voice and a greater choice, Governor Brown is making the choice for them.

Read more

Reform Roundup: September 30, 2016

Posted on What's New by Avi Steele on September 30, 2016
Reform Roundup: September 30th, 2016

Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about Fai

Read more

The First Step in Revolutionizing the Way We Think About Election Day

Posted on What's New by Beau Tremitiere on September 23, 2016
The First Step in Revolutionizing the Way We Think About Election Day

Beau Tremitiere contributes as guest blogger for FairVote. Beau is the Co-Founder of Election RAVE Campaign, a nonpartisan initiative promoting democratic participation and civic education in American law schools.

Read more

Reform Roundup: September 23, 2016

Posted on What's New by Austin Plier on September 23, 2016
Reform Roundup: September 23, 2016

Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision.

Read more

Reform Roundup: September 16th, 2016

Posted on What's New by Avi Steele on September 16, 2016
Reform Roundup: September 16th, 2016

Reform Roundup: September 16th, 2016 Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision:

Read more

Reform Roundup: September 2nd, 2016

Posted on What's New by Ben Fogarty on September 02, 2016
Reform Roundup: September 2nd, 2016

Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision.

Read more

Nevada Can Be the First State Whose Legislature Implements Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on What's New by Douglas Goodman on August 29, 2016
Nevada Can Be the First State Whose Legislature Implements Ranked Choice Voting

Nevada could be the first state whose legislators implement such a system when they convene early next year. Since 2013 there has been a quiet effort to end Nevada’s closed primary system. The Nevada Election Modernization and Reform Act would drastically improve elections in Nevada.

Read more

Reform Round Up: August 26th, 2016

Posted on What's New by Ben Fogarty on August 26, 2016
Reform Round Up: August 26th, 2016

Catch up on the latest in electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision.

Read more

Running Ranked Choice Voting Elections with OpaVote

Posted on What's New by Austin Plier on August 18, 2016
Running Ranked Choice Voting Elections with OpaVote

OpaVote is a website for running elections online, and in this blog post we interview, Jeff O'Neill, the founder of OpaVote and a former FairVote legal intern in 2003. If you are part of an organization that holds elections using ranked choice voting, then you may find OpaVote a useful service for running your election.

Read more

State Parties Turn to Ranked Choice Voting Systems to Make Convention Elections More Representative

Posted on What's New by Harry Leeser on August 01, 2016
State Parties Turn to Ranked Choice Voting Systems to Make Convention Elections More Representative

Every four years, the Democratic and Republican parties’ national conventions draw an enormous amount of public attention as the parties select their presidential candidates and set their direction for the next four years. However, much less attention is paid to the smaller state and local conventions that are also held in the leadup to the national convention. Each of these conventions has its own rules, including the rules governing how the nominees to be selected at the convention will be chosen, and how the various party officials will be elected.

Read more

← Previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  Next →

Join Us Today to Help Create a More Perfect Union