In the News
April 21st 2008
Instant runoffs worth the time and effort
Amarillo Globe News

Texas’ April 8th runoff election experienced a dramatic decline in voter turnout from the March 4th initial round, Rob Richie explains why this huge turnout decrease makes the case for IRV.

March 2nd 2007
Kelley wins close general election
Rice Thresher

Rice University holds another successful IRV election.

February 15th 2007
Real Democracy Or Dystopia

New America's Steven Hill highlights America's crossroads: a diminishing role for voters in dumbed down elections or real democracy characterized by diverse legislatures, fair media and a directly elected president.

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Legislation and Litigation

  • SB 197  Allows for preferential voting to be used in the election of officers of schools boards and municipalities. 
  • HB 1790 Allows for preferential voting in school board, municipal,  or county commissioner