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Voting and Elections Summit 2015 Overview

Posted on What's New Rebecca Hellmich on February 13, 2015

The ninth annual Voting and Elections Summit was held on February 5th and 6th. FairVote was pleased to cosponsor this year’s conference, and helped arrange speakers, hold workshops and organize one of the major plenary sessions. The event showcased a great array of speakers/presenters, and produced lively, informative discussions. Here is an overview of the various sessions/workshops, with links to videos of key segments.

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Will New Hampshire Lead Nation in Achieving Gender Parity in Elected Office?

Posted on What's New Rebecca Hellmich on November 03, 2014

 The people of New Hampshire take great pride in holding the nation’s first presidential primary every four years. Now, it has a new claim to fame: representation of women in elected office. 

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Louisiana's New Voter Pre-Registration Law Features Automatic Registration

Posted on What's New Rebecca Hellmich on July 11, 2014

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal in May signed a law establishing voting pre-registration for 16-year-olds. The law features an innovative "opt-out" approach to voter registration that will further boost registration and participation. Louisiana has a history of such innovative election policy.

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