Pages tagged "Author Julia Foodman"


Alaska could be next state to adopt ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Julia Foodman on July 29, 2019
Alaska could be next state to adopt ranked choice voting

On July 6, Alaskans for Better Elections submitted a three-pronged ballot proposal to improve Alaska's elections by increasing transparency, participation, access, and choice in Alaska's elections. This proposal includes implementation of RCV at the state level, which would make Alaska the second state, after Maine, to implement it statewide.

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A History of Third Party and Independent Presidential Candidates

Posted on What's New Julia Foodman on July 16, 2019
A History of Third Party and Independent Presidential Candidates

Wondering how past presidential elections might have been different with ranked choice voting? Check out this deep dive by communications intern Julia Foodman.

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National Popular Vote: A Status Update

Posted on What's New Julia Foodman on July 01, 2019
National Popular Vote: A Status Update

In light of the recent Democratic primary debates, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) is in the national spotlight. We have compiled a history and a status update on each state's progress with the measure.

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Meet the Team: Julia Foodman

Posted on What's New Julia Foodman on June 25, 2019
Meet the Team: Julia Foodman

"Electoral reform is a rudimentary aspect of democracy that we’re missing. America is losing hundreds of thousands, potentially even millions of votes, because people say their votes won’t matter, and right now, they’re often right. Change has to happen to ensure the democratic, constructive future of the United States."

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FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley talks 2020 Census and gerrymandering

Posted on Quick News Julia Foodman on June 07, 2019
FairVote Senior Fellow David Daley talks 2020 Census and gerrymandering

FairVote senior fellow David Daley appeared on NPR and Slate’s podcast this week, warning of the dangers of the proposed widely controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire.

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