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.

Boston Globe: 3rd District primary the “perfect advertisement” for ranked choice voting

Nancy Lavin

Globe editorial board again advocates for ranked choice voting after low plurality win in Tuesday's primary.

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Massachusetts 3rd District primary marks lowest plurality win so far

Nancy Lavin

The winner claimed just 21 percent of votes, with a 52-vote margin over the runner up.

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North Carolina gerrymandering case shows why we need the Fair Representation Act

Nancy Lavin

Even with new maps in sight for North Carolina, gerrymandering remains a problem nationwide. The Fair Representation Act solves it.

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