This week's media hits include an op-ed in “The Hill” explaining the critical need for ranked choice voting for presidential primaries, plus the fallout from Chicago’s crowded mayoral race and the promise of National Popular Vote by 2024.
In race for mayor, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle court the ⅔ of Chicago that didn’t vote for them The Chicago Tribune
After plurality outcomes in a crowded Chicago mayoral race, the top two must seek support from the 66 percent of supporters who didn’t vote for them
Federal judges to hear challenge to Ohio’s U.S. House maps Associated Press
A federal trial begins over partisan gerrymandering in Ohio’s congressional districts
Blue states band together looking to bypass Electoral College The Hill
With Colorado joining the other 11 states in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, advocates hope to continue growing support in time to reach 270 votes for the 2024 presidential election
We need ranked choice voting in the presidential primaries The Hill
Equal Citizens’ Adam Eichen makes the case for ranked choice voting in presidential primaries
America’s Democratic Infrastructure Is Crumbling Bloomberg News
Bloomberg’s editorial board calls for the passage of HR 1.
Making presidential primaries relevant again to Mass. voters Commonwealth Magazine
FairVote’s Rob Richie and Kevin Johnson of Election Reformers Network call for Massachusetts to adopt ranked choice voting for its presidential primaries