Pages tagged "Author Rich Robinson"


City officials call for instant runoff voting in New York

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on May 02, 2018
City officials call for instant runoff voting in New York

Wasteful, low-turnout runoff elections will be a thing of the past should the city reform its voting system.

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Steven Kull: With a crisis in confidence of government, the people are ready for reforms

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on April 19, 2018
Steven Kull: With a crisis in confidence of government, the people are ready for reforms

New public opinion data show voters are ready for ranked choice voting, other reforms.

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National survey shows voters eager for key electoral reforms

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on April 13, 2018
National survey shows voters eager for key electoral reforms

University of Maryland study find majorities favor ranked choice voting, multi-member districts and congressional redistricting by nonpartisan citizen commissions.

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Diane Russell: Maine's ranked choice voting election from a reformer's perspective

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on April 05, 2018
Diane Russell: Maine's ranked choice voting election from a reformer's perspective

This June, Maine will become the first state in the U.S. to use ranked choice voting to select candidates for Congress as well as state-wide offices.

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Supreme Court hearing new partisan gerrymandering case

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on March 26, 2018
Supreme Court hearing new partisan gerrymandering case

This time, Democrats in Maryland used voter data to allegedly draw unfair district lines.

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A fix for American politics from the land down under

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on March 23, 2018
A fix for American politics from the land down under

If the Aussies can figure out better elections, shouldn't we?

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Carmen Lopez-Wilson on Santa Fe's first ranked choice voting election

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on March 22, 2018
Carmen Lopez-Wilson on Santa Fe's first ranked choice voting election

Our latest "Voices and Choices" podcast examines how city officials, voters and candidates did with their new way to elect a mayor and city council.

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Exit survey analysis finds Santa Fe voters strongly support ranked choice voting, have high confidence in city elections

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on March 15, 2018
Exit survey analysis finds Santa Fe voters strongly support ranked choice voting, have high confidence in city elections

Ninety-four percent of respondents said they were satisfied with their voting experience, while only four percent of respondents said they were unsatisfied.

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Lee Drutman on RCV, Maine and values a democracy ought to have

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on March 09, 2018
Lee Drutman on RCV, Maine and values a democracy ought to have

The New America senior fellow talks ranked choice voting on FairVote's "Voices and Choices" podcast

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Oscars 2018 was a pageant of diversity and empowerment

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on March 05, 2018
Oscars 2018 was a pageant of diversity and empowerment

Women, people of color make an impact at this year's Academy Awards

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