December 1st 2009International Snapshot: Japan 2009
The Japanese parliamentary elections in August 30, 2009 marked a turning point in Japanese political history.November 7th 2009Voting 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 30th 2009Don Fraser and George Latimer: The case for instant-runoff voting is clear
Two former politicians tell St. Paul voters that IRV is "vitally important to us as citizens and as members of our communities."October 29th 2009Plurality voting rule is the real election spoiler
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 25th 2009CHARTER AMENDMENT 3: County voters would lose power
The News Tribune
Amendment 3 to the Pierce county charter is an attempt by incumbent politicians to rig the system and prevent any serious challengers from competing. IRV is simply too fair and too democratic to not keep using in our electoral system. October 22nd 2009St. Paul should join IRV bandwagon
Star Tribune stands behind IRV voting. They believe that if this system is used in St. Paul, it will show the state of Missouri that IRV can work and can better represent the voters in the state. October 19th 2009A 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 19th 2009Minneapolis lauches IRV education campaign for Nov. 3 elections
In two weeks, the city of Minneapolis will be using instant runoff voting in their elections for the first time. October 19th 2009Mandatory Voting? Automatic Registration? How Un-American!
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 18th 2009Pierce County voters should keep ranked-choice voting
The Seattle Times
The Seattle Times recommends a No vote on Pierce County Charter Amendment 3, which would repeal ranked-choice voting.
Recent ArticlesOctober 19th 2009A 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 2009Haven'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 2009Black 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 2009Reforming 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.