November 7th 2009
Voting Equipment and the Way Elections Are Run
New York Times

Rob Richie's letter to the editor on the dangers of the consolidation of the voting equipment industry -- placed in contrast to one of the leaders of that same industry.

October 29th 2009
Plurality voting rule is the real election spoiler
Baltimore Sun

In the midst of 3-way races in NJ and NY, FairVote board member and 1980 presidential candidate John Anderson makes the case for IRV over our flawed plurality system.

October 19th 2009
A better election system
Lowell Sun

Election expert Doug Amy explains how choice voting can "inject new blood" into the elections of Lowell (MA), and give voters a greater incentive to participate.

October 19th 2009
Mandatory Voting? Automatic Registration? How Un-American!
Huffington Post

President of Air America Media, Mark Green, explains why Instant Runoff Voting, Automatic Registration and Mandatory Voting are not only important but could lead to a more democratic society.

October 6th 2009
City of 8 Million Was a Ghost Town at the Polls
New York Times

As turnout numbers for New York City's primary runoffs dwindle, IRV is being taken seriously as an alternative.

October 3rd 2009
Instant Runoff Voting could streamline Long Beach balloting process
Press-Telegram

Long Beach, California looks to IRV as a potential solution to their multi-candidate races with small-plurality winners.

September 30th 2009
Can a 17-year-old register to vote? It depends
Ventura County Star

"Most Californians register to vote not because a political cause has touched their heart, but rather because they checked a box on a form at the Department of Motor Vehicles when they received or renewed their driverís license."

September 17th 2009
St. Paul needs IRV
Minnesota Daily

Editorial endorses ballot measure to bring instant runoff voting to St. Paul.

September 10th 2009
The Business of Voting Machines
The New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board agrees with FairVote that voting machines should be owned and managed by the public.

September 8th 2009
A better election alternative for King County: ranked-choice voting
Seattle Times

Washington State activist writes, "take it both from the grass roots and from those who study elections for a living. We can save money, increase turnout and encourage positive campaigns by allowing our county's voters to consider adopting RCV."

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