Additional Information on STV and Choice Voting
There is a lot of information on FairVote’s webpage. These pages are an attempt to bring all the relevant information on STV and Choice Voting into a couple of accessible pages. You’ll find more specific info on Choice Voting in case you are unsure about some of the concepts thus presented.

Terminology made easy!
One of the biggest hurdles when implementing electoral reform is the jargon that comes with it. Feel free to check out the below websites or check out our own pages for more concise info on terminology.  In the Action Kit there is some terminology specifically tailored for STV/Choice Voting.

Mt. Holyoke’s Proportional Representation Definitions (including STV/Choice Voting)

Detailed Info on PR/STV:
Here’s a link to our over-arching section on STV/PR.  It’s a big section on our website, and there are many on-going projects. Feel free to look over all the information to get a better understanding of FairVote’s drive for STV nation wide.

Choice Voting in Action:
More information on how Choice Voting works. This section is aimed at state and municipal elections, but there is still useful information. It can give you an idea why STV is important in universities and colleges. Once individuals get used to a better system of voting at school, they will likely expect it for the various levels of government.

Myths about Choice Voting:
Believe it or not, there are movements that organize against STV and choice voting. Often these movements tend to be misinformed or do not fully understand the benefits of Choice Voting. The following sheet offers some common myths and facts about Choice Voting (though the language is suitable for municipal and state initiatives you may still find it useful).

Some basic questions and answers for the ever-inquisitive PR and STV supporter. It could be helpful to go these Qs and As before doing an interview with your local newspaper or radio etc.
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.