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Multi-winner RCV sends three Northern Irish women to the European Parliament

Posted on Quick News Erica Frazier on June 03, 2019
Multi-winner RCV sends three Northern Irish women to the European Parliament

Northern Ireland will send its first all-women delegation to the European Parliament under recent, multi-winner RCV elections

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Dallas mayor’s race makes the case for ranked choice voting

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on May 07, 2019
Dallas mayor’s race makes the case for ranked choice voting

Dallas' nine-way mayoral race and the resulting runoff is a perfect case for ranked choice voting

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Ranked choice voting: a win-win for Jane Castor and Tampa taxpayers

Posted on Quick News Nancy Lavin on April 25, 2019
Ranked choice voting: a win-win for Jane Castor and Tampa taxpayers

Ranked choice voting could have saved Tampa taxpayers the expense and ardor of a prolonged campaign season.

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Majority elections are the tradition, not the exception, in Maine

Posted on Quick News Alejandro Arias Esparza on April 23, 2019
Majority elections are the tradition, not the exception, in Maine

Ranked choice voting revives historic emphasis on majority elections in Maine

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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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