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.

Rep. Scott Peters signs on to the Fair Representation Act

Nancy Lavin

The push for comprehensive electoral reform under the Fair Representation Act continues to gain traction with a new co-sponsor.

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In Wisconsin, independent voters outnumber Republicans and Democrats

Nancy Lavin

Nearly 40 percent of Wisconsin voters don't identify with either major political party, yet the increasingly partisan political climate leaves them out of the conversation.

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Memphis City Council trying to “stack the deck” with ranked choice voting ballot question

Nancy Lavin

The language of a Memphis ballot question seeking to repeal ranked choice voting shows the city council is trying to "stack the deck" in its favor, columnist says.

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