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This Giving Tuesday, Help Fund the Movement for Better Elections

Posted Rob Richie on November 29, 2021
This Giving Tuesday, Help Fund the Movement for Better Elections

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. In this week of family gatherings and expressions of gratitude, I wanted to express my thanks to all of you in our growing family of donors. Please consider a contribution to FairVote. Your donation will help pass election reforms that make our nation stronger and fairer for everyone.

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Special elections cost time and money. RCV can help

Posted Celia Calhoun on November 16, 2021
Special elections cost time and money. RCV can help

This Election Day, three Congressional districts in Florida and Ohio conducted special elections to fill vacancies from legislators who were no longer filling their position. These elections would have been improved with ranked choice voting (RCV). Ranked choice voting eliminates the need for primaries and ensures winners have a mandate to govern their districts.

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Elections Reimagined: The Fair Representation Act

Posted Author Nadia Tawfiq on November 09, 2021
Elections Reimagined: The Fair Representation Act

Every year US politics become more vicious and grim. We have reached a crisis point, and it is worth examining what kinds of behaviors and rhetoric our existing institutions encourage. Under our current electoral system the most oppressive, anti-democratic forces can acquire positions of extreme power in our country. Fortunately, there is a solution.

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Election Day at FairVote

Posted Rob Richie on November 02, 2021
Election Day at FairVote

Today is Election Day in much of the country, including city elections, statewide ballot measures and gubernatorial and state legislative elections in Virginia and New Jersey. If you have an opportunity to vote, please consider doing so -- our representative democracy starts with all of us. It’s been a busy fall at FairVote - and an historic one for ranked choice voting. Here are highlights

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Voter Choice Act reintroduced in Congress

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on October 06, 2021
Voter Choice Act reintroduced in Congress

Senator Michael Bennet and Representative Dean Phillips just reintroduced the Voter Choice Act in Congress, with Senator Angus King as a co-sponsor. The bill empowers communities with the option to reform their own elections by providing funding and technical support to state and local governments that want to switch to ranked choice voting (RCV).

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