Better Elections Are Possible

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“Partisans’ chief interest is in proving that the other party is despicable — in ramping up fear, hatred and the negative polarization that is the central feature of contemporary American politics…

The good news is that we don’t have to live with this system. There’s nothing in the Constitution that says there have to be only two parties. There’s nothing in the Constitution about parties at all. There’s not even anything in the Constitution mandating that each congressional district have only one member and be represented by one party. We could have a much fairer and better system with the passage of a law.

The way to do that is through multimember districts and ranked-choice voting.”

— David Brooks in “One Reform to Save America”
New York Times

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Ranked Choice Voting

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The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country 

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

Ranked choice voting coming to Maine’s presidential general election, future primaries

Adam Ginsburg

On September 6, Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed legislation to go into effect that cements Maine as the first state to use ranked choice voting (RCV) in the 2020 presidential general election.

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Ranked Choice Voting clears key hurdle in Massachusetts

Adam Ginsburg

On Wednesday, Massachusetts moved one step closer to statewide ranked choice voting (RCV), as state Attorney General Maura Healey determined that an RCV ballot proposal passes constitutional muster.

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As Lowell, MA narrows down voting methods, ranked choice voting emerges as potential option

Adam Ginsburg

On Tuesday, the Lowell, MA City Council winnowed its potential voting methods from seven to two. Read about how ranked choice voting comes into play.

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