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Plurality Voting Causes Problems in South Korea

Posted Will Mantell on March 11, 2022
Plurality Voting Causes Problems in South Korea

This week, votes for progressive candidate Sim Sang-jung may have swung the results in the closest-ever South Korean presidential election. Conservative Yoon Suk-yeol won the race with 48.56% of votes, with progressive Lee Jae-myung taking 47.83%. Sim earned 2.37% – or nearly three times more than the final margin between Yoon and Lee.

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RepresentWomen hosts Solutions Summit in March

Posted Matthew Oberstaedt on February 24, 2022
RepresentWomen hosts Solutions Summit in March

On March 8, RepresentWomen will kick off their first ever Solutions Summit, bringing together experts in election administration, voting rights, and democracy reform. Over the three day event, they’ll discuss a variety of reforms that would improve democracy for every American - such as the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, independent redistricting commissions, and the Fair Representation Act (FRA).

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How Do We Fix Our Broken Elections?

Posted Will Mantell on December 23, 2021
How Do We Fix Our Broken Elections?

With many of us heading into holiday vacation, it’s a great time to listen to FairVote CEO Rob Richie’s recent appearance on How Do We Fix It?, a podcast focusing on solutions to some of our society’s most intractable problems.

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