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As the Polls Close Tonight, Listen to the “Spectator States”

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on November 03, 2020
As the Polls Close Tonight, Listen to the “Spectator States”

Anyone following American politics closely knows that the national popular vote in presidential elections is always interesting, but never decisive. Who wins and loses the White House is all about the results in the Electoral College.

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Greater use of ranked choice voting backed by 5 Nobel Laureates, more

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on November 03, 2020
Greater use of ranked choice voting backed by 5 Nobel Laureates, More

Ranked choice voting draws growing support as a sensible solution to problems with our elections, with backers including leading newspapers, elected leaders, democracy reform commissions, and organizations.

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Ranked Choice Voting In Use Across America

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on October 07, 2020
Ranked Choice Voting In Use Across America

Not only could ranked choice voting pass in a historic seven ballot measures this November, but it will be used in important elections across the country. Voters will elect leader with RCV in one state, one county and seven cities.

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Will this latest Georgia runoff be the nail in the runoff coffin?

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on October 05, 2020
Will this latest Georgia runoff be the nail in the runoff coffin?

Georgia voters have had their patience tested this year. Voters are being asked to vote repeatedly — and may face three more elections by January 5, 2021.

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A “Boulder” Reform Package in Colorado

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on October 05, 2020
A “Boulder” Reform Package in Colorado

The final city to put RCV on the ballot this year was Boulder (CO), where the city council joined with local reformers to place a measure to move from having the council select the mayor to voters electing the mayor directly with ranked choice voting.

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The Presidential Debate and The Way Elections Should Be

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on October 01, 2020
The Presidential Debate and The Way Elections Should Be

There’s quite a difference between such debate brawls and the more civil debates we see in presidential primaries that are different in a key respect: inclusion of more longshot candidates.

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Breaking the 435 House Seat Barrier?

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on September 29, 2020
Breaking the 435 House Seat Barrier?

It’s time for a bigger number of electoral votes — and a new number of House seats.

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Ranked Choice Voting and Reflecting America

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on September 29, 2020
Ranked Choice Voting and Reflecting America

Ranked choice voting results in more representative outcomes and allows voters to support the candidate they like the most without helping elect the one they like the least.

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Bringing Ranked Choice Voting to New York City

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on September 28, 2020
Bringing Ranked Choice Voting to New York City

On September 25, FairVote president and CEO Rob Richie had a chance to testify before the New York City Council's Committee on Governmental Operations via Zoom.

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FairVote’s response to COVID-19

Posted on What's New Rob Richie on March 17, 2020
FairVote’s response to COVID-19

Just like you, we’re all reeling here at FairVote in reaction to the slew of daily challenges coming with the coronavirus. We’ve shifted to working remotely and trying our best to substitute online hangouts for in-person collaboration.

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