Pages tagged "Districts and representation"


Race for the House: How our projections compare

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on September 19, 2018
Race for the House: How our projections compare

FairVote's Monopoly Politics projections versus models from The Economist, Politico, Cook Political Report and more.

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Who gets to draw the lines? Redistricting control at stake in 2018 elections

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on September 05, 2018
Who gets to draw the lines? Redistricting control at stake in 2018 elections

The post-Census redistricting means winners in November decide the next decade of elections outcomes.

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Daley: Gerrymandering is weaponized. The Fair Representation Act can defuse it

Posted on What's New Rich Robinson on August 29, 2018
Daley: Gerrymandering is weaponized. The Fair Representation Act can defuse it

Politicians shouldn't be allowed to select their voters. Congress can make elections fair for everyone.

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For the first time, a court adopts fair representation to remedy a Calif. Voting Rights Act lawsuit

Posted on What's New David O'brien on August 27, 2018
For the first time, a court adopts fair representation to remedy a Calif. Voting Rights Act lawsuit

The case could have important implications for the CVRA and its ability to protect voting rights generally.

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Santa Cruz charter commission marks first step toward electoral reform

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on August 17, 2018
Santa Cruz charter commission marks first step toward electoral reform

Switching to ranked choice voting is under consideration.

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The Economist backs ranked choice voting to reduce partisanship

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on July 16, 2018
The Economist backs ranked choice voting to reduce partisanship

Second thoughts about first-past-the-post outcomes have the editors thinking about reforming America's electoral process.

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New York Times columnist David Brooks endorses ranked choice voting

Posted on What's New Fairvote Staff on June 01, 2018
New York Times columnist David Brooks endorses ranked choice voting

To save America, we should adopt ranked choice voting and The Fair Representation Act.

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How big do Democrats have to win to retake the House?

Posted on What's New Theodore Landsman on April 04, 2018
How big do Democrats have to win to retake the House?

Last week, Brennan Center released a report on gerrymandering in America and obstacles to Democrats retaking control of Congress in 2018, their findings correspond well with our Monopoly Politics Report.

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Without ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences

Posted on What's New David Daley on March 19, 2018
Without ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences

Single-district, winner-takes-all elections skew the very nature of representation itself. Our elections should be genuine contests of ideas aimed at building a majority consensus around the candidate who best fits the most people.

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