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The Voter Choice Act: give states and cities more choice

Posted on What's New Elena Gilbertson Hall on July 28, 2021
The Voter Choice Act: give states and cities more choice

The Voter Choice Act, expected to be reintroduced in Congress later this year, would achieve a powerful goal: help states and cities who want to transition to ranked choice voting (RCV). The bill would empower localities with technical assistance from the federal government during the transition process.

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New York City’s Ranked Choice Voting Rollout: Better Elections Yield Better Results

Posted on What's New Fairvote Staff on July 10, 2021
New York City’s Ranked Choice Voting Rollout: Better Elections Yield Better Results

The New York City primary election was historic: it marked the city’s first use of ranked choice voting (RCV) in a New York primary election, replacing a previous practice of runoff elections held the following month after primary votes were cast. It was the largest city-wide RCV election in American history.

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The Fair Representation Act and a Working Congress

Posted on What's New George Ashford on June 15, 2021
The Fair Representation Act and a Working Congress

In the 218 days between May 17th and December 21st of 2020, Americans became painfully aware of crucial flaws in our country’s policy making process. American political leaders have been complaining about gridlock for centuries.

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2021 Already Showing Promise for RCV Reforms

Posted on What's New Omar Danaf on February 03, 2021
2021 Already Showing Promise for RCV Reforms

Ranked choice voting is gaining momentum across the country as a staggering number of state legislatures are considering reforming their local and statewide election methods.

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Republican Officials make strides with Ranked Choice Voting in 2020

Posted on What's New Matthew Oberstaedt on July 22, 2020
Republican Officials make strides with Ranked Choice Voting in 2020

This year, both major parties have found ranked choice voting (RCV) an important tool for improving their party elections and primary elections. Although much of the attention to this has focused on the Democrats’ use of RCV in presidential primaries across five states, Republicans have also successfully used RCV in a number of cases, recognizing RCV as a proven system that can save voters time and make elections fairer for everyone involved.

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New FairVote report analyzes Maine’s experience with Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on What's New Drew Penrose on December 13, 2019
New FairVote report analyzes Maine’s experience with Ranked Choice Voting

New FairVote report analyzes Maine’s experience with  Ranked Choice Voting

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As state legislation ends, the race for ranked choice voting continues

Posted on What's New Nancy Lavin on June 05, 2019
As state legislation ends, the race for ranked choice voting continues

Ranked choice voting continues to score significant victories and historic progress in state legislatures around the country

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Book Review: 'Vote for US' by Joshua A. Douglas

Posted on What's New Erica Frazier on May 20, 2019
Book Review: 'Vote for US' by Joshua A. Douglas

Douglas' latest work combines principle with on-the-ground experience on reforms including voting rights and ranked choice voting.

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