What’s Happening in Democracy Today (10-30-17 Edition)

Posted by Myeisha Boyd on October 30, 2017

How to fix American Democracy, The Washington Post

The Washington Post Magazine reports 38 ideas for repairing democracy, Anne-Marie Slaughter highlights ranked choice voting.

Is America Turning into a Failed State?, Atlanta Black Star (Atlanta, GA) by
David Love

David Love highlights reforms to America’s system of elections and governance including ranked-choice voting with instant runoffs.

New law needed to reform voting system, The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)

Letter to the Editor expresses support for the Fair Representation Act to reform our current voting system.

Weekend Early Voting Begins in Minneapolis, KSTP-TV ABC News (Saint Paul, MN)

News article about early voting Minneapolis and crowds have started casting their ballot, this is the third election in Minneapolis where the ballot includes ranked choice voting.

BREAKING: RCV Maine Launches People’s Veto to Restore Ranked Choice Voting, Independent Voter Network

The Committee for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV Maine) submitted an application to the secretary of state to launch a People’s referendum to restore election reform.

 



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