April 9, 2014
It’s a big week for our friends from Nirvana! FairVote board chair Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl will be guests on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this evening. Tomorrow night, they are being inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame.
March 26, 2014
The bill now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature. Nine states and the District of Columbia have already passed the compact.
March 17, 2014
March 12, 2014
The city council of Santa Clarita (CA) last night agreed to settle a lawsuit brought against it under the California Voting Rights Act by agreeing to grant its voters cumulative voting rights. Once implemented, voters will still elect their city council at-large, but they will do so using a fair representation voting method that empowers all voters with a better chance to elect candidates that better reflect their diversity.
March 4, 2014
Voter turnout has been consistently poor in recent elections, particularly in primaries. In the 2012 primaries, Texas turnout was a dismally low 16% of registered voters. We can reverse that trend by taking it upon ourselves to vote. Texas’s congressional and state primaries tomorrow are a good place to start.
July 25, 2013
It's been an eventful summer for electoral reform across the country, with FairVote's work grounded in our 2020 reform vision.