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Twitter Space: The Future of Voting Reform for Black Voters

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on February 23, 2022
Twitter Space: The Future of Voting Reform for Black Voters

In honor of Black History Month, we’re hosting a Twitter Space on The Future of Voting Reform for Black Voters. We’re excited for a great conversation with guests Jessica Pierce, co-founder of Piece by Piece Strategies; Stefanie Brown James of The Collective PAC; advocate and activist Markus Bachelor; and FairVote’s own Khalid Pitts.

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Maryland holds hearing on local RCV

Posted Haly Jungwirth on February 11, 2022
Maryland holds hearing on local RCV

On Tuesday February 8th, here in FairVote’s home state of Maryland, the Ways and Means Committee held a hearing for a ranked choice voting (RCV) bill. FairVote submitted testimony in support of the legislation in Maryland and continues to press state governments to ensure voters have more voice and more choice.

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RCV Day Shows Energy Behind Ranked Choice Voting

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on January 27, 2022
RCV Day Shows Energy Behind Ranked Choice Voting

On January 23, 2022, Americans in every region of the country celebrated Ranked Choice Voting Day (Get it? It’s 1/23). They mobilized to increase awareness of ranked choice voting (RCV), a simple yet impactful upgrade to our elections that allows voters to pick their true favorite candidates rather than vote ‘strategically,’ which incentivizes candidates to reach out to more people on the campaign trail.

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Counting on the Courts

Posted Michael Parsons on January 24, 2022
Counting on the Courts

With reforms to the Electoral Count Act currently under debate, FairVote's Senior Legal Fellow, Mike Parsons, took a look at how the certification and counting process might be shored up to protect the role of the people in choosing the president.

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Americans of All Parties Love RCV

Posted Haly Jungwirth on January 21, 2022
Americans of All Parties Love RCV

Ranked choice voting (RCV) improves representation, increases participation, and improves our democracy. Some may have you believe that RCV is a tool for helping one party over another; however, recent legislation and elections prove that ranked choice voting is a cross-partisan reform with support on both sides of the aisle.

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