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Blame our voting rules, not social media

Posted on Quick News Myeisha Boyd on November 28, 2017
Blame our voting rules, not social media

FairVote's Rob Richie argues blaming social media for the nation's broken politics is just shooting the messenger

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Election expert: Santa Fe can manage ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on November 28, 2017
Election expert: Santa Fe can manage ranked choice voting

An op-ed in the Santa Fe New Mexican argues the city will have the easiest path to run a successful first use of RCV in history

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Oregon LWV Supports RCV After Extensive Study

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on November 17, 2017
Oregon LWV Supports RCV After Extensive Study

The League of Women Voters of Oregon has decided to join more than a dozen other state LWV chapters in supporting ranked choice voting.

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RCV advances in Utah with new, localized bill

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on November 17, 2017
RCV advances in Utah with new, localized bill

Voters in Utah got one step closer to being able to use ranked choice voting to elect their leaders.

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Another Election Day winner: Ranked choice voting in Minneapolis

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on November 10, 2017
Another Election Day winner: Ranked choice voting in Minneapolis

Seems voters and candidates in Minneapolis were really happy with its ranked choice voting system.

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Connecticut Continues Tradition of Minority Party Representation in 2017

Posted on Quick News David O'brien on November 09, 2017
Connecticut Continues Tradition of Minority Party Representation in 2017

On Tuesday, voters across Connecticut went to the polls to vote to elect their local governments. Seventy-eight municipal councils and boards across the state are elected using a form of fair representation voting.

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FairVote’s Rob Richie and Rich Robinson’s piece on Monopoly Politics published in Salon

Posted on Quick News on October 23, 2017
FairVote’s Rob Richie and Rich Robinson’s piece on Monopoly Politics published in Salon

Salon has published a piece by FairVote’s Rob Richie and Rich Robinson on our brand new “Monopoly Politics” report, containing “high confidence” projections for U.S. House races in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.

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Big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

Posted on Quick News Rob Richie on October 20, 2017
Big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

This month, big turnouts for ranked choice voting legislative hearings in Maine and Massachusetts

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Our ‘18 House projections: noncompetitive races, more Monopoly politics

Posted on Quick News Rich Robinson on October 20, 2017
Our ‘18 House projections: noncompetitive races, more Monopoly politics

FairVote’s Monopoly Politics 2018 Report projected 374 U.S. House elections. Out of the 374 U.S. House races projected, 208 races are safe for Republicans and 166 are safe for Democrats.

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New Ballot Access Law in North Carolina

Posted on Quick News Drew Penrose on October 17, 2017
New Ballot Access Law in North Carolina

Earlier this month, we reported on the uncertain fate of a ballot access reform bill in North Carolina. That bill has now passed, liberalizing ballot access law in North Carolina, but also carrying with it controversial elements related to judicial elections.

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