Editorials
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.

June 28th 2009
Voting rights: Time for new thinking, not rehashed ideas
Sun Sentinel

Mr. Guy examines why new ideas and legislation are needed to ensure minority voting rights after the recent Supreme Court Ruling on Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

April 26th 2009
AISD trustees earn new terms
www.amarillo.com

Cumulative Voting expected to return incumbents to the Amarillo Independent School District Board.

April 4th 2009
Cumulative vote - again
www.amarillo.com

Amarillo voters get ready for another election with cumulative voting.

September 20th 2008
Issue 8 deserves votersí OK
Business Courier of Cincinnati

This newspaper editorial provides a strong endorsement for Cincinnati's campaign to reintroduce proportional voting.

July 16th 2008
How to make local races for Legislature meaningful
The Capital Times, Madison, WI

Editorial suggesting that PR and IRV might beneficially increase competition in Wisconsin elections.

December 28th 2007
Alternative Electoral Systems: The Possibilities and Implications for Nigeria
Nigeria Vanguard Online

Editorial describing methods of proportional representation and suggesting their use in Nigerian elections.

November 3rd 2006
Reversing voter apathy
The Herald

Education on the the new electoral system is an important part of selling single transferable vote (STV) to voters in Scotland.

November 1st 2006
Lines of demarcation
Dallas-Fort Worth Star-Telegram

FairVote research cited in this commentary on lopsided redistricting, uncompetitive districts and the party primary battles they inspire.

October 14th 2006
Editorial: A worthy experiment
Sacramento Bee

The Bee endorses advisory Measure L to bring choice voting to Davis, CA.

July 8th 2006
How to Get Real Elections
Capital Times

Editorial takes up Rob Richie's call for proportional voting as a solution to congressional redistricting problems.

June 24th 2006
Another take on how we elect commissioners
Chapel Hill News

FairVote's Jack Santucci is quoted in an editorial suggesting at-large elections in Orange County, NC would see more cooperative campaigns under cumulative voting.

June 18th 2006
Where politicians dare to tread
San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle editorial board endorses the British Columbia Citizens Assembly approach to electoral reform, specifically noting the potential for proportional representation in California.

November 2nd 2005
How Money Buys Power in American Politics

Francis X. Clines, an editorial board member for the New York Times, writes on national politics, gerrymandering and the resultant decreased competitiveness in Congressional elections. Fairvote is cited.

October 25th 2005
Why Bother Voting?
Washington Post

FairVote research cited in editorial on gerrymandered districts

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