Chapter Two: American Voting System History
- A 19th Century Champion of Democracy
- Early American Adoptions of Full Representation
Kathleen L. Barber
- Theodore Berry and Full Representation
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Recent ArticlesOctober 19th 2009
A better election system
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?
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
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.