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Not a single Republican presidential primary this year has been won with more than half the votes cast. Recently both Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have suggested John Kasich should leave the Republican race because he's getting votes that otherwise would go to them. A new national poll asking head-to-head comparisons shows that Cruz is right -- Trump's 10% lead shrinks to just 2% without Kasich.Read More
FairVote was a pioneer in calling for automatic voter registration as a key step toward a goal of ensuring every eligible voter is registered and no ineligible voter is registered. In the wake of big wins in California and Oregon, we can now add West Virginia to the list -- all the more encouraging given that it has a Democratic governor and Republican legislature.Read More
Federal judge Richard W. Story has struck down Georgia's petition requirement for independent and unqualified parties. As explained by Richard Winger, the ruling holds the promise to be a huge breakthrough for fair ballot access.Read More