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California should ease restrictions on independent presidential candidates

Julie Hochsztein

For elections to be fair and legitimate, voters must have meaningful choices. The United States Supreme Court has held that states cannot excessively restrict choices on the general election ballot, for example by imposing harsh signature gathering requirements. However, the Court has not yet clarified what limits exist and a new case from California may test the limit and provide further clarity.

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Wichita, Kansas could simplify elections with ranked choice voting

Erica Frazier

Wichita, Kansas just had its municipal elections, and no candidate received a majority of the votes. Ranked choice voting is an ideal solution to remedy this type of situation.

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Extensive media coverage lauds RCV's impressive week

Adam Ginsburg

This past week represented a watershed moment for the ranked choice voting (RCV) movement, which was captured by comprehensive media coverage. Read more about it here.

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