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RCV Picks up Momentum in Virginia

Posted Nora Dell on April 28, 2021
RCV Picks up Momentum in Virginia

While Virginia Republicans have already embraced ranked choice voting for their nominating convention on May 8, new support for ranked choice voting continues to gain traction across the state.

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Competition for Control of the House Underrepresents Voters of Color

Posted Author Benjamin Oestericher on April 14, 2021
Competition for Control of the House Underrepresents Voters of Color

Election cycle after election cycle, the battle for control of Congress is being waged in a smaller and smaller sliver of the United States. FairVote found in its 2020 Monopoly Politics Report that more than 80% of House districts were “safe” districts that were locked down by one major party or the other, with such little hope of electoral competition that we projected winners two years before the actual election.

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Ranked Choice Voting is Proposed as an Option for Puerto Rico’s Self-Determination

Posted George Ashford on April 14, 2021
Ranked Choice Voting is Proposed as an Option for Puerto Rico’s Self-Determination

Last month, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), U.S. Representatives Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), introduced the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 -- a bicameral piece of legislation that would empower Puerto Ricans with an inclusive and democratic process to determine their own political future and relationship with the United States.

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