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Hawaii and Alaska set to adopt RCV for 2020 Democratic Primary

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on April 16, 2019
Hawaii and Alaska set to adopt RCV for 2020 Democratic Primary

Facing a field of more than 15 qualified candidates, the Democratic parties of Hawaii and Alaska will both use ranked choice voting (RCV) to apportion their delegates to the Democratic National Convention.

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The Fair Representation Act: another avenue to end gerrymandering

Posted on What's New Adam Ginsburg on April 11, 2019
The Fair Representation Act: another avenue to end gerrymandering

The fate of partisan gerrymandering is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, which is expected to return a joint verdict on two extreme gerrymandering cases—one in North Carolina and another in Maryland—in late June.

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Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on April 09, 2019
Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Predictions abounded as the nation’s highest court revisited the now familiar topic in a new pair of cases alleging partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland.

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Why half a percentage point might as well be Lake Michigan: Wisconsin recount

Posted on Quick News David O'brien on April 05, 2019
Why half a percentage point might as well be Lake Michigan: Wisconsin recount

Why a recount of the seemingly razor-thin margin in Wisconsin state supreme court race is still unlikely to change results

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Fact check: what GOP leader Kevin McCarthy gets wrong about ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 04, 2019
Fact check: what GOP leader Kevin McCarthy gets wrong about ranked choice voting

Contrary to House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's criticism, ranked choice voting does not benefit one party over anther

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A better way to Brexit?

Posted on Quick News David O'brien, Erica Frazier on April 03, 2019
A better way to Brexit?

If Parliament wants this to be the final chapter, it should hold binding votes using a method that will produce majority support, consensus, and resolution.

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How to save Phoenix taxpayers money and sanity: ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 01, 2019
How to save Phoenix taxpayers money and sanity: ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting can rescue Phoenix from the cost and stress of an endless election season

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Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on March 28, 2019
Why a SCOTUS punt doesn’t mean the end for redistricting reform

Even if the Supreme Court doesn't intervene against gerrymandering, there's a remedy for redistricting: the Fair Representation Act

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How to increase voter turnout? New report suggests automatic registration, ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Adam Ginsburg on March 19, 2019
How to increase voter turnout? New report suggests automatic registration, ranked choice voting

Nonprofit Vote's new voter turnout report recommends automatic and same-day voter registration and ranked choice voting to increase voter participation

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Fall River mayor race offers ‘textbook example’ for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on March 19, 2019
Fall River mayor race offers ‘textbook example’ for ranked choice voting

Fall River mayor's recall and re-election drums up support for ranked choice voting

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