Chris Hughes

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Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes focuses on ranked choice voting at the local and state levels, with an eye towards national implementation. He has studied and worked on voting rights, electoral reform, and civil rights, working for structural reforms to electoral systems and litigation to enforce voting and other civil rights. 

Hughes graduated with a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Miami in May 2012 and received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2015. He interned at the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the ACLU Voting Rights Project while in law school. He also served as an executive articles editor on NYU's Annual Survey of American Law and represented two refugee clients through the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) while in law school.

Hughes is admitted to practice in New York.

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Posts by Chris Hughes


Reinventing the runoff

Posted on November 26, 2018

Upcoming runoffs in Mississippi, Georgia and Pueblo risk low turnout at a high cost. Ranked choice voting offers a better way to protect majority rule.



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