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Ranked Choice Voting: The Right Method for Presidential Primaries

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 14, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting: The Right Method for Presidential Primaries

In a CNN op-ed, FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley and law professor Joshua A. Douglas call on the DNC to follow the lead of RCV-adopting state Democratic parties in Hawaii, Alaska, Kansas, Iowa, and Nevada in using ranked choice voting to give voters the ultimate say in choosing a presidential candidate.

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Ranked Choice Voting for presidential primaries takes root in the ‘Sunflower State’

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 14, 2019
Ranked Choice Voting for presidential primaries takes root in the ‘Sunflower State’

The Kansas Democratic Party has announced a plan to abandon its traditional caucus and adopt a ranked choice voting primary, making it the latest state to embrace RCV in some form.

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Learning from the past to prepare for the future: RCV in NYC

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on May 03, 2019
 Learning from the past to prepare for the future: RCV in NYC

The historic use of ranked choice voting in New York City offers important insights amid current consideration of its re-adoption

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Cumulative voting comes close - but not all the way - to fair representation

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on April 29, 2019
 Cumulative voting comes close - but not all the way - to fair representation

From Peoria to Portchester, communities are turning to cumulative voting to improve fair representation. Yet it also brings potential pitfalls that RCV does not

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Hawaii and Alaska set to adopt RCV for 2020 Democratic Primary

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on April 16, 2019
Hawaii and Alaska set to adopt RCV for 2020 Democratic Primary

Facing a field of more than 15 qualified candidates, the Democratic parties of Hawaii and Alaska will both use ranked choice voting (RCV) to apportion their delegates to the Democratic National Convention.

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The Fair Representation Act: another avenue to end gerrymandering

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on April 11, 2019
The Fair Representation Act: another avenue to end gerrymandering

The fate of partisan gerrymandering is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, which is expected to return a joint verdict on two extreme gerrymandering cases—one in North Carolina and another in Maryland—in late June.

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How to increase voter turnout? New report suggests automatic registration, ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on March 19, 2019
How to increase voter turnout? New report suggests automatic registration, ranked choice voting

Nonprofit Vote's new voter turnout report recommends automatic and same-day voter registration and ranked choice voting to increase voter participation

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Open the Gateway City to Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on March 14, 2019
Open the Gateway City to Ranked Choice Voting

Non-majority outcomes and low turnout in St. Louis' Democratic primaries have strengthened the case for ranked choice voting

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Voices of Reform: Max Zinner, Auburn University

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on March 06, 2019
Voices of Reform: Max Zinner, Auburn University

An interview with Auburn University Student Senator Max Zinner, who led the charge to adopt ranked choice voting for student elections.

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Historic elections deserve majority winners

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin, Adam Ginsburg on February 28, 2019
Historic elections deserve majority winners

Non-majority outcomes in elections for Chicago mayor and New York City public advocate illustrate the need for ranked choice voting

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