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Maria Perez talks RCV for Santa Fe’s March election on “New Mexico in Focus”

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on January 25, 2018
Maria Perez talks RCV for Santa Fe’s March election on “New Mexico in Focus”

FairVote New Mexico Director Maria Perez sat down with New Mexico in Focus to discuss what voters need to know about their upcoming ranked choice choice voting (RCV) election in March.

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Czech Mate? Runoff to determine president

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on January 24, 2018
Czech Mate? Runoff to determine president

Czechia will hold a runoff election this week to pick its president, with votes cast on Friday and Saturday and results to be announced Saturday night.

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Memphis City Council v. Memphis voters

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on January 24, 2018
 Memphis City Council v. Memphis voters

The curious attack by the Memphis City Council on voters continued in Tennessee last year. Once again bucking the views of the majorities of voters who voted in 2008 for charter amendments to establish ranked choice voting and term limits in city elections.

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Multi-winner ranked choice voting leads to more fair representation in Nepal

Posted on Quick News David Kallgren on January 23, 2018
Multi-winner ranked choice voting leads to more fair representation in Nepal

Nepal just conducted its first legislative election since 1999 and the end of the then-brewing Maoist rebellion and ensuing civil war.

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Op-ed: ranked choice voting is better for everyone

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on January 22, 2018
Op-ed: ranked choice voting is better for everyone

New Hampshire Legislature's Election Law Committee is holding a public hearing on a bill that would establish RCV for federal and state offices.

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New Open Seats: Desantis, Royce, and Issa won’t run for re-election

Posted on Quick News Jonathan Nowakowski on January 12, 2018
New Open Seats: Desantis, Royce, and Issa won’t run for re-election

Three more seats held by Republican members of Congress are now open.

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Everything you need to know about RCV and San Francisco's mayoral race

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on January 12, 2018
Everything you need to know about RCV and San Francisco's mayoral race

The ability of the SF mayoral candidates to reach beyond their own political base and build a coalition of voters will play a role in the upcoming election.

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Picking a name from a bowl is a lousy way for our democracy to work

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on January 08, 2018
Picking a name from a bowl is a lousy way for our democracy to work

In a Vox piece “Virginia clarifies the case against winner-take-all democracy,” Lee Drutman writes about glaring flaws within electoral outcomes.

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New open seats: Bill Shuster and Gregg Harper won’t run for re-election

Posted on Quick News Jonathan Nowakowski on January 05, 2018
New open seats: Bill Shuster and Gregg Harper won’t run for re-election

FairVote is tracking announcements from members of Congress who will not seek re-election, and describe how the new open seat impacts our projections for the 2018 elections to the House of Representatives.

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New book: Ranked choice voting is a key fix for our broken democracy

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on December 21, 2017
New book: Ranked choice voting is a key fix for our broken democracy

Political science professors Benjamin Page and Martin Gilens argue the best way to fix our democracy is with more democracy.

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