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Q&A with Congressman Don Beyer on eliminating gerrymandering

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on August 20, 2019
Q&A with Congressman Don Beyer on eliminating gerrymandering

FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley sat down with Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) to discuss Beyer's Fair Representation Act, which would eliminate congressional gerrymandering. Read about their conversation here.

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Dr. Jill Biden’s comments demonstrate why we need Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on August 20, 2019
Dr. Jill Biden’s comments demonstrate why we need Ranked Choice Voting

On Monday, Dr. Jill Biden ignited a media firestorm with comments about electability. Her comments perfectly illustrate why we need ranked choice voting.

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Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on July 30, 2019
Let's debate RCV! It's the reform we need, and a growing number of presidential candidates agree

With the second round of presidential debates beginning, let's examine the candidates' respective stances on ranked choice voting. Let's also take a look at the six states who will be using ranked choice voting to select a Democratic presidential nominee.

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Want to solve gerrymandering? Look no further than the Fair Representation Act

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on July 25, 2019
Want to solve gerrymandering? Look no further than the Fair Representation Act

Why is the Fair Representation Act important? Because it can end congressional gerrymandering. Read more about why the Fair Representation Act is so critical to solving issues of adequate representation in our government.

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Potential Amash Run Illustrates Need for Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on July 10, 2019
Potential Amash Run Illustrates Need for Ranked Choice Voting

Newly-minted independent Justin Amash is considering a 2020 run for president. Here's why that potential scenario is a good argument for ranked choice voting.

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Rob Richie on CSPAN: How to improve our government

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on July 08, 2019
Rob Richie on CSPAN: How to improve our government

FairVote President and CEO Rob Richie recently joined CSPAN host Pedro Echevarria to discuss election reform, the Supreme Court’s recent decision on partisan gerrymandering, ranked choice voting, and the Fair Representation Act.

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U.S. Supreme Court deals blow to fair representation

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on June 27, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court deals blow to fair representation

On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to fair-representation activists nationwide, ruling 5-4 that federal courts cannot intervene in partisan gerrymandering cases.

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25 Candidates. A Splintered Electorate. A Golden Opportunity.

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on June 26, 2019
25 Candidates. A Splintered Electorate. A Golden Opportunity.

With a 25 candidate field, the Democratic Party's nominee selection process underscores the need for ranked choice voting, which would empower voters and encourage civil, positive, and issues-based campaigns.

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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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