Ben Lempert

Legal Intern

Ben Lempert

Ben Lempert is an intern in the Law and Policy Department. He is a law student at the University of Michigan Law School and a PhD student in the University of Michigan’s Political Science Department. He aims to apply his interdisciplinary training in service of promoting evidence-based reforms to democratic institutions. He especially believes in the power of multi-winner ranked choice voting to make American elections more fair and diverse.

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Meet the Team: Ben Lempert

Posted on June 21, 2019

"I came to work at FairVote because I think ranked choice voting (RCV) offers a way out. RCV creates more proportional representation, has a history of giving minorities more access to political office, and lets voters elect individual representatives rather than a party slate."



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