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, May 2018

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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. For more information, click here

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Quick Takes

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

RCV advances in Utah with new, localized bill

Rich Robinson

Voters in Utah got one step closer to being able to use ranked choice voting to elect their leaders.

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Another Election Day winner: Ranked choice voting in Minneapolis

Rich Robinson

Seems voters and candidates in Minneapolis were really happy with its ranked choice voting system.

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Connecticut Continues Tradition of Minority Party Representation in 2017

David O'brien

On Tuesday, voters across Connecticut went to the polls to vote to elect their local governments. Seventy-eight municipal councils and boards across the state are elected using a form of fair representation voting.

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