Voices & Choices

What’s happening in Democracy (2-16-18-edition)

What’s happening in Democracy (2-16-18-edition)

Washington reacts to PA congressional redistricting case, Gray Washington News Bureau (Feb. 14, 2018)

Article: FairVote’s Legal and Policy Director Drew Penrose talks about fair representation as a solution to gerrymandering on Gray TV.

The Secret history of the map that destroyed Pa. politics- and how to fix it, The Philadelphia Inquirer (Feb. 14, 2018)

Column by Will Bunch about ending partisan gerrymandering. FairVote Communications Director David Daley quoted.

How long will your vote matter? (w/Guest David Daley), Democratic Underground

Video: David Daley joins Democratic Underground to discuss why your vote doesn’t count.

Using Our Tax Dollars Against Us, Medium (Feb. 13, 2018)

The City Council is paying a lobbying firm to convince rural lawmakers in Nashville to sponsor legislation that would outlaw instant runoff voting (RCV) across the state of Tennessee.

St. Louis Park Charter Commission to host sessions on ranked-choice voting, Sun Sailor (Feb. 13, 2018)

Article: The St. Louis Park Charter Commission has outlined a plan for public process prior to making a recommendation to the city council regarding ranked-choice voting.

The second most important election of 2018 is this June in Maine, By Lee Drutman Vox (Feb, 12, 2018)

Maine residents will vote in June on whether they want ranked choice voting. If Maine implements RCV, it could set an important precedent for the nation, building momentum for reform to our broken electoral system.

The Courts draw the line for gerrymandering, KUOW (Feb. 12, 2018)

David Daley joins other guests on KUOW 94.9 to discuss fair maps in Pennsylvania.

Save a student voter. Avoid runoffs., The Daily Texan (Feb. 13, 2018)

Constitutional amendment C.S.B. 2 aims to fix runoff elections by instituting a single transferable voting system, also known as ranked choice voting.

Breaking down ranked-voting strategies, Santa Fe New Mexican (Feb. 11, 2018)

Article: Information about ranking as many candidates as possible. Rob Richie and Maria Perez quoted.

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