What is Fair Representation Voting?

Fair Representation Voting

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FairVote advocates for forms of proportional representation voting methods informed by American, candidate-centered values, called fair representation voting. Unlike European systems, which generally focus on party lists, FairVote's fair representation voting methods are American solutions using American ideas. Under fair representation systems in the United States, voters would and do vote for individual candidates and have representatives tied to their communities.

Ranked choice voting, cumulative voting, limited voting, and Districts Plus are all types of fair representation voting advocated for by FairVote. To learn more about ranked choice voting, go to our ranked choice voting page. To learn about any of the other types of fair representation voting that FairVote works on, explore this page further, and watch our video below to learn more about what fair and proportional representation mean to us.

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