New Flash Animation on Choice Voting
Choice voting is a form of proportional representation. Called "the single transferable vote" in some nations where it is used, choice voting is based on voters rankings candidates in order of preference. Here is a short flash animation created in October 2008 that explains how it works.

FairVote's choice voting video does not attempt to address all of the specifics of how choice voting works. Here are our answers to some questions you might about the video.
Recent Articles
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 16th 2009
Haven't Detroit voters spoken enough?
Livingston Daily

In Detroit, there have been three mayors in the past two years and the current one has come under scrutiny. Perhaps a system like instant runoff voting will help bring political stability to motor city.

August 21st 2009
Black candidate for Euclid school board to test new voting system
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Limited voting, a form of proportional voting, will be used in Euclid (OH), in the hopes of allowing better representation of minorities.

July 2nd 2009
Reforming Albany
New York Times

FairVote's Rob Richie responds in a letter to the editor making the case for proportional voting systems to bring substantive reform to New York's legislature.