April 14th 2003
'Choice Voting' gives students representation, reason to vote
Oregon Daily Emerald

John Russell advocates choice voting for student governments to counteract the voter apathy so apparent among young people.

April 1st 2003
The Blame Game: the real problem behind the 2000 election
Boston Review

Commentary depicting the chain of failures in American democracy; the 2000 election debacle in Florida spotlighted.

March 1st 2003
How To Enact Progressive Policy
Progressive Populist

Commentary by Steven Hill and Rob Richie touting election reform as a means to enact progressive social legislation.

February 15th 2003
Forging a Vibrant Democracy
Progressive Populist

Commentary by Rob Richie and Steven Hill explaining how electoral reform might reassert the democratic traditions passed down from our nation's founders.

January 14th 2003
Election 2002: Why The Democrats Lost
The Black World Today

Commentary by Manning Marable advocates full representation and instant runoff voting to spur more participation.

January 9th 2003
Party List System Needs to Change
Business Day (Johannesburg)

December 18th 2002
Healthy Next Steps for Democracy in Santa Monica Part II
Santa Monica Mirror

Commentary by Santa Monica City Councilmember Michael Feinstein.

December 18th 2002
Healthy Next Steps for Democracy in Santa Monica Part II
Santa Monica Mirror

The introduction of the single transferable vote to Santa Monica's existing proportional representation system is posed as an improvement.

November 20th 2002
Winner-take-all 2-party system restricts political debate
Tacoma News Tribune

Commentary by John Burbank of the Economic Opportunity Institute.

November 18th 2002
True representation in a democracy
The Oregonian

Author suggests a form of proportional representation that is worthy of debate, if not support.

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