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A runoff election is not enough to restore “majority rule” to Georgia’s 9th district

A runoff election is not enough to restore “majority rule” to Georgia’s 9th district

Runoff elections exist to ensure party nominees have broad support among voters. However, this system breaks down in competitive and crowded primary races, and Tuesday’s 2020 Republican Primary in GA 9th District is a timely example of what can go wrong.

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Plurality Wins in 2020: A Violation of America’s Majority Rule Principle

Plurality Wins in 2020: A Violation of America’s Majority Rule Principle

FairVote has identified six nominees likely to win in November even after failing to secure the majority necessary to win their party’s nomination.

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