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How to Avoid Another Redistricting Nightmare in 2030

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on May 05, 2022
How to Avoid Another Redistricting Nightmare in 2030

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week’s Twitter Space: “Our Redistricting Nightmare, and How to Avoid It in 2030!” It featured Washington Post reporter Colby Itkowitz; Common Cause National Redistricting Director Kathay Feng; Cato Institute Senior Fellow Walter Olson; and was moderated by FairVote’s Social Media Associate Matthew Oberstaedt with excellent questions written by FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley.

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Upcoming Twitter Space covers gerrymandering in America

Posted on Quick News Haly Jungwirth on April 26, 2022
Upcoming Twitter Space covers gerrymandering in America

On Thursday, April 28, from 12 pm to 12:45 pm EDT, join us on Twitter Spaces for our discussion, “2020's Redistricting Nightmare, and How to Avoid It in 2030.”

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FairVote Celebrates Voting Reform Leaders

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on April 14, 2022
FairVote Celebrates Voting Reform Leaders

On Monday, April 11, 2022, FairVote hosted the FairVote Awards in New York City. At this event, we took the opportunity to celebrate our movement and show our appreciation for a few people that have been working to make progress on crucial reforms.

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Alaska’s New Ranked Choice Voting System in the News

Posted on Quick News Haly Jungwirth on April 08, 2022
Alaska’s New Ranked Choice Voting System in the News

In recent weeks, we’ve seen dozens of articles from top national and local media outlets on Alaska’s unique new election system, which combines open primaries and ranked choice voting (RCV).

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A Follow-Up With Some History-Making Women Who Support RCV

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on March 30, 2022
A Follow-Up With Some History-Making Women Who Support RCV

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we’re excited to let you hear directly from a few RCV champions. Following our earlier post, “History-Making Women and the RCV Elections That Put Them in Power,” we reached out to some of the women we discussed to get their first-hand opinion on ranked choice voting (RCV) and women’s representation.

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Women talk solutions: RCV and the Fair Representation Act

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on March 15, 2022
Women talk solutions: RCV and the Fair Representation  Act

From March 8 to 10, RepresentWomen hosted its inaugural Solutions Summit. The three day virtual gathering featured experts and leaders who are all working in election administration, voting rights, and democracy reform, including ranked choice voting (RCV).

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History-Making Women and the RCV Elections That Put Them in Power

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on March 14, 2022
History-Making Women and the RCV Elections That Put Them in Power

Across the country, ranked choice voting (RCV) is reducing the chances of vote splitting and encouraging women and people of color to run for office, regardless of whether other women or people of color are in the race. With RCV, nobody has to “wait their turn” (a common reason women cite about delaying or even making their decision to run.) During Women’s History Month we’re highlighting the achievements of women who have won RCV elections across America. We’re excited to celebrate a few of the many women who have been elected with RCV to serve their communities and hopefully inspire even more women to run.

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International Women’s Day and Proportional Representation

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on March 08, 2022
International Women’s Day and Proportional Representation

Today (On, March 8, 2022), people across the world are celebrating International Women’s Day, commemorating the accomplishments of women past, present, and future. Here at FairVote, we are taking this opportunity to additionally emphasize how proportional representation around the world has benefited and allowed women to reach their natural potential, without being told to ‘wait their turn’.

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Webinar Recap: How We Will Win in 2022

Posted on What's New Haly Jungwirth on March 03, 2022
Webinar Recap: How We Will Win in 2022

On Monday, February 28, 2022, FairVote hosted a webinar entitled ‘How We Will Win in 2022’. It was moderated by David Daley, who is a FairVote senior fellow; Angela Kouters, the Director of Government Affairs; Brian Cannon, the Director of Advocacy; Deb Otis, the Senior Research Analyst; and Rob Richie, CEO and President of FairVote.

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