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FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

Survey: Utahns love ranked choice voting

Will Mantell

Earlier this month, 20 Utah cities held their municipal elections using ranked choice voting (RCV). How did it go? As reported in the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News, the verdict is in.

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FairVote supports the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Matthew Oberstaedt

On Tuesday, Senate President pro tempore Patrick Leahy introduced the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in the Senate. The bill already passed the House of Representatives in August, where it was sponsored by Alabama Representative Terri Sewell.

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FairVote’s Dave Daley makes the case for proportional RCV in the New York Times

Matthew Oberstaedt

Today, FairVote Senior Fellow Dave Daley published an Op-Ed in the New York Times explaining why multi-member House districts with ranked choice voting would be a powerful solution to the extreme partisan gerrymandering we have seen so far in 2021

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