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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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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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