Pages tagged "Deep Dives"


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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Book Review: 'Vote for US' by Joshua A. Douglas

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on May 20, 2019
Book Review: 'Vote for US' by Joshua A. Douglas

Douglas' latest work combines principle with on-the-ground experience on reforms including voting rights and ranked choice voting.

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Learning from the past to prepare for the future: RCV in NYC

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on May 03, 2019
 Learning from the past to prepare for the future: RCV in NYC

The historic use of ranked choice voting in New York City offers important insights amid current consideration of its re-adoption

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Book Review: 'Independent Politics' by Samara Klar and Yanna Krupnikov

Posted on What's New Chris Hughes on March 15, 2019
Book Review: 'Independent Politics' by Samara Klar and Yanna Krupnikov

"Independent Politics" offers research-driven insight into the true preferences and voting patterns of American independent voters

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Book Review: 'Rethinking U.S. Election Law' by Steve Mulroy

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on February 19, 2019
Book Review: 'Rethinking U.S. Election Law' by Steve Mulroy

Steve Mulroy highlights a number of common-sense reforms to fix our flawed electoral systems, including multi-winner ranked choice voting for congressional races.

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Book Review: 'If We Can Keep it' Michael Tomasky

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on February 05, 2019
Book Review: 'If We Can Keep it'  Michael Tomasky

Part historical analysis, part plan of action, Michael Tomasky’s latest page turner advances the case for modern electoral reform

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H.R. 1 and redistricting commissions

Posted on What's New Nicholas Stephanopoulos on January 16, 2019
H.R. 1 and redistricting commissions

Removing H.R. 1's redistricting provision for single member congressional districts could pave the way for major improvements to our elections

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