Pages tagged "Author Nancy Lavin"


Ranked choice voting could be a cure for New York’s contentious AG primary

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 10, 2018
Ranked choice voting could be a cure for New York’s contentious AG primary

Vote-splitting, negative campaigning and a possible non-majoritarian outcome threaten New York Democratic AG primary. Ranked Choice Voting would help,

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Politico projects Democrats taking the House, but other predictions show different outcomes

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 07, 2018
Politico projects Democrats taking the House, but other predictions show different outcomes

What to make of the sea of conflicting projections on the "blue wave" taking the House.

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USA Today: ranked choice voting restores Madison ideals of democracy

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 07, 2018
USA Today: ranked choice voting restores Madison ideals of democracy

Former State Department official calls ranked choice voting a reform worthy of James Madison.

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Boston Globe: 3rd District primary the “perfect advertisement” for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 06, 2018
Boston Globe: 3rd District primary the “perfect advertisement” for ranked choice voting

Globe editorial board again advocates for ranked choice voting after low plurality win in Tuesday's primary.

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Massachusetts 3rd District primary marks lowest plurality win so far

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 06, 2018
Massachusetts 3rd District primary marks lowest plurality win so far

The winner claimed just 21 percent of votes, with a 52-vote margin over the runner up.

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North Carolina gerrymandering case shows why we need the Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 05, 2018
North Carolina gerrymandering case shows why we need the Fair Representation Act

Even with new maps in sight for North Carolina, gerrymandering remains a problem nationwide. The Fair Representation Act solves it.

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Who gets to draw the lines? Redistricting control at stake in 2018 elections

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on September 05, 2018
Who gets to draw the lines? Redistricting control at stake in 2018 elections

The post-Census redistricting means winners in November decide the next decade of elections outcomes.

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How ranked choice voting comes into play in Maine’s 1st Congressional District

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 05, 2018
How ranked choice voting comes into play in Maine’s 1st Congressional District

More than a quarter of Maine's 1st District voters say ranked choice voting will affect their choices, according to a Unite America poll.

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Roll Call, Suffolk U. ranked choice voting polls look to gauge outcomes in Maine’s federal elections

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on September 04, 2018
Roll Call, Suffolk U. ranked choice voting polls look to gauge outcomes in Maine’s federal elections

Polls predict federal race results in Maine's first-ever ranked choice voting elections, plus what voters think of RCV

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Ranked choice voting could be the answer millennial voters seek

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on August 30, 2018
Ranked choice voting could be the answer millennial voters seek

Voters are frustrated with the two-party duopoly and want third party options. Ranked choice voting could help.

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