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National Voter Registration Day makes today a really good day to register to vote

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on September 25, 2018
National Voter Registration Day makes today a really good day to register to vote

Before you can vote, you have to sign up. Make your voice heard. Register now.

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“Stuff You Should Know” takes a look at ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 21, 2018
“Stuff You Should Know” takes a look at ranked choice voting

Everything you need to know about how ranked choice voting works, where it's used and why it strengthens our democracy in one podcast.

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Richie to Associated Press: MA-3 race “poster child” for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 18, 2018
Richie to Associated Press: MA-3 race “poster child” for ranked choice voting

FairVote President and CEO Rob Richie highlights ranked choice voting after low plurality primary outcome in Massachusetts.

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Even computers can’t take human bias out of district drawing

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 17, 2018
Even computers can’t take human bias out of district drawing

Can a computer algorithm solve our gerrymandering woes? A columnist considers in a piece for Bridge Magazine.

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The call goes out to bring ranked choice voting to Oklahoma

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 14, 2018
The call goes out to bring ranked choice voting to Oklahoma

Columnist makes the case for ranked choice voting to solve Oklahoma's problematic plurality elections.

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Bipartisan backing for Michigan ballot measure brings hope for fair elections

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 13, 2018
Bipartisan backing for Michigan ballot measure brings hope for fair elections

Michigan ballot measure proves there is bipartisan appetite for redistricting reform.

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New Hampshire piles on the problems of plurality voting primaries

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 12, 2018
New Hampshire piles on the problems of plurality voting primaries

New Hampshire primaries won with less than 50 percent of the vote solidify the case for ranked choice voting.

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Rep. Scott Peters signs on to the Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 12, 2018
Rep. Scott Peters signs on to the Fair Representation Act

The push for comprehensive electoral reform under the Fair Representation Act continues to gain traction with a new co-sponsor.

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In Wisconsin, independent voters outnumber Republicans and Democrats

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 11, 2018
In Wisconsin, independent voters outnumber Republicans and Democrats

Nearly 40 percent of Wisconsin voters don't identify with either major political party, yet the increasingly partisan political climate leaves them out of the conversation.

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Memphis City Council trying to “stack the deck” with ranked choice voting ballot question

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 11, 2018
Memphis City Council trying to “stack the deck” with ranked choice voting ballot question

The language of a Memphis ballot question seeking to repeal ranked choice voting shows the city council is trying to "stack the deck" in its favor, columnist says.

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