Deb Otis

Senior Research Analyst

Deb Otis

Deb Otis is a Senior Research Analyst in the Law and Policy Department. She is a founding member of Voter Choice Massachusetts, the campaign to win RCV statewide in Massachusetts, and she joined FairVote to continue her work supporting electoral reform at the national level. One particular area of interest is improved representation for women and people of color at the local, state, and federal levels. Deb is a graduate of Boston University with degrees in Economics and Physics.

Posts by Deb Otis

Election Day Roundup 2020

Posted on November 13, 2020

On November 3, 2020, at least 1.4 million voters participated in ranked choice voting elections in nine jurisdictions.


Election recounts rarely change the outcome

Posted on November 04, 2020

In the midst of a presidential election tabulation that could take days, with many states showing apparently close margins, it’s worth examining the impact of election recounts.



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