FairVote’s advisory committees are comprised of former members of its Board of Directors and others who help to ground and stretch our vision for American democracy. Program-specific advisory committees enable FairVote staff to be in regular contact with leading experts and stakeholders on a range of projects.
FairVote has an advisory committee comprised primarily of former members of its Board of Directors.
FairVote engages in research and applied research relating to its efforts to understand and reform American elections. It regularly seeks insights from a working group of scholars with particular expertise in electoral rules, American elections, voting rights and election law. Participation in this group does not imply endorsement of any particular FairVote advocacy goal. Following are active members of this working group as of April 2020, with affiliations listed for identification purposes.
Richard DeLeon, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, San Francisco State University
David Farrell, Professor of Politics, University College Dublin
David Kimball, Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Michael Latner, Professor of Political Science, California Polytechnic State University
Arend Lijphart, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of California at San Diego
Benjamin Reilly, Professor of Politics, University of Western Australia
Jack Nagel, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Jack Santucci, Associate Teaching Professor of Political Science, Drexel University
David Schultz, Professor of Political Science, Hamline University; Professor of Law, University of Minnesota