Pages tagged "Author Pedro Hernandez"


The United States’ history of third party candidates: Is the problem with third parties, or with our binary election system?

Posted on What's New Pedro Hernandez on May 19, 2020
The United States’ history of third party candidates: Is the problem with third parties, or with our binary election system?

Justin Amash’s short-lived presidential campaign in this year’s election led to immediate vitriol and questions on how a third-party candidate may impact who becomes President. We proposes a simple fix to this problem: adopt #RankedChoiceVoting.

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A better way to report ranked choice voting elections in California cities

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie, Pedro Hernandez on November 13, 2018
A better way to report ranked choice voting elections in California cities

Alameda County stops the ranked choice tally once someone reaches 50%, so we finished out the count to get a clearer picture of Bay Area winners

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FairVoteCA overview of Bay Area RCV races this November

Posted on What's New Pedro Hernandez on September 19, 2018
FairVoteCA overview of Bay Area RCV races this November

Oakland's mayoral race - featuring nine candidates - highlight a busy ranked choice voting election in Calif.

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The California Voting Rights Act: Constitutional, Flexible, Powerful

Posted on What's New Pedro Hernandez, Alex Ault on June 14, 2018
The California Voting Rights Act: Constitutional, Flexible, Powerful

California is diverse, but it’s local elected officials aren’t. No race or ethnic group constitutes a majority of the state’s population.

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Ranked choice voting is a victory for San Francisco voters

Posted on What's New Pedro Hernandez on June 01, 2018
Ranked choice voting is a victory for San Francisco voters

San Franciscans have been using RCV since 2004, and the system will be crucial to next week’s mayoral election.

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