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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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Ranked choice voting could be a cure for New York’s contentious AG primary

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 10, 2018
Ranked choice voting could be a cure for New York’s contentious AG primary

Vote-splitting, negative campaigning and a possible non-majoritarian outcome threaten New York Democratic AG primary. Ranked Choice Voting would help,

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Politico projects Democrats taking the House, but other predictions show different outcomes

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 07, 2018
Politico projects Democrats taking the House, but other predictions show different outcomes

What to make of the sea of conflicting projections on the "blue wave" taking the House.

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USA Today: ranked choice voting restores Madison ideals of democracy

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 07, 2018
USA Today: ranked choice voting restores Madison ideals of democracy

Former State Department official calls ranked choice voting a reform worthy of James Madison.

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Boston Globe: 3rd District primary the “perfect advertisement” for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 06, 2018
Boston Globe: 3rd District primary the “perfect advertisement” for ranked choice voting

Globe editorial board again advocates for ranked choice voting after low plurality win in Tuesday's primary.

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Massachusetts 3rd District primary marks lowest plurality win so far

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 06, 2018
Massachusetts 3rd District primary marks lowest plurality win so far

The winner claimed just 21 percent of votes, with a 52-vote margin over the runner up.

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North Carolina gerrymandering case shows why we need the Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on September 05, 2018
North Carolina gerrymandering case shows why we need the Fair Representation Act

Even with new maps in sight for North Carolina, gerrymandering remains a problem nationwide. The Fair Representation Act solves it.

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