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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Check out our Activist Toolkit to advocate for better elections with ranked choice voting.

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.

If these billionaires and celebrities ran for President in 2020, what order would you rank them?

Myeisha Boyd

FairVote put together a Ranked Choice Voting poll with potential 2020 billionaire candidates. Rank them in order of your preference.

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Audio: FairVote’s Rob Richie talks Gerrymandering and Fair Representation Voting

Myeisha Boyd

FairVote’s Executive Director Rob Richie is featured in The Golden Mean podcast discussing gerrymandering, winner-take- all elections and the Fair Representation Act (H.R. 3057).

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Tyranny of the Minority: Michelle Goldberg Highlights Fair Representation Act

Myeisha Boyd

Michelle Goldberg observes that we’ve entered a period of minority rule, due to a combination of gerrymandering and officials being elected without majority support of American voters.

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