June 3rd 2008
Ridley-Thomas and Parks in runoff? Please, no.
Los Angeles Times

Blog commentary about how a Los Angeles election underscores the value of instant runoff voting.

June 1st 2008
Instant replay? Activist group seeking second chance at placing advisory questions on ballot
The News Gazette

An Urbana (IL) group is seeking a special meeting of the Cunningham Town Board to consider putting the adoption of IRV for city primary and general elections on the Nov. 4 ballot.

June 1st 2008
The True Spoilers Have Sold Out Our Liberties And Our Property
theday.com Connecticut

Libertarian Party leader suggests major parties should back reform, not castigate third party candidates.

May 31st 2008
My Turn: Instant runoff would elect by majority
The Burlington Free Press

Commentary by FairVote senior analyst Terry Bouricius on instant runoff voting.

May 29th 2008
Has the time come for Instant Runoff Voting?
Fox and Hounds Daily

CEO of Los Angeles business-association expresses interest in instant runoff voting for Los Angeles.

May 28th 2008
Instant runoff election is true to democracy
Arizona Daily Star

The voter advocate Jim Sinex explains why IRV would allow fair elections to take place in the city of Tucson (AZ).

May 28th 2008
Instant runoff election is true to democracy
Arizona Daily Star

Commentary makes case for proposed ballot measure to implement instant runoff voting for Tucson elections.

May 28th 2008
Ranked-choice voting could be the answer
Arizona Republic

Editorial blog suggests instant runoff voting deserves serious consideration for local elections in Arizona.

May 27th 2008
An Elections Revolution
Hernando Today

A group of citizens are working together to let voters in the city of Brooksville (FL) decide if they'd like to use instant runoff voting for city elections. They are collecting 492 voters' signatures to put the new system on the ballot in November.

May 23rd 2008
The undemocratic flaw in our elections
The Oregonian

Western Oregon University professor Blair Bobier makes case for instant runoff voting in Oregon in wake of primaries.

May 22nd 2008
The Runoff Issue
Memphis Flyer

Memphis editorial in favor of its city's upcoming ballot measure on instant runoff voting.

May 21st 2008
Ranked Choice Voting good option for a city election
Arizona Republic

Commentary by Arizona State University professor Dave Wells suggests instant runoff voting for Tempe elections.

May 21st 2008
Instant Runoff Voting Could be in City’s Future
Memphis Daily News

News article on the Memphis (TN) charter commission placing the issue of adopting instant runoff voting for city elections on the November ballot.

May 17th 2008
Voters to decide on instant runoff
commercialappeal.com--Memphis, Online

Memphis voters will decide if there should be instant-runoff voting in municipal elections.

May 16th 2008
Bennett wins ASUW presidency
The Daily of the University of Washington

An article about the last successful student elections using IRV at the University of Washington. This year, there were 4,051 ballots cast, compared to 1,800 ballots from last year.

May 12th 2008
Cast your vote
The Daily of the University of Washington

An article about this week's elections using IRV at the University of Washington.

May 9th 2008
Election results reshape council
The Daily Bruin

Another successful student election through IRV at UCLA.

May 8th 2008
Superdelegates expose super problems in voting system
WillametteLive

Commentary suggests parties use instant runoff voting in primaries.

May 3rd 2008
Johnson snatches Tories' biggest prize
The Guardian

An article focusing on the results of the London Mayor election. The new Mayor Boris Johnson (Conservative) has been elected through IRV.

May 1st 2008
Boris clings to poll lead
Evening Standard

A pre-election coverage of the London mayoral elections held under a form of IRV system also called "Supplementary Vote System".

April 30th 2008
Kefalas urges instant-runoff voting to give elected officials “more of a mandate”
Fort Collins Now

An article explaining why Colorado House Bill 1378, by Rep. John Kefalas would change the way elections in Colorado special districts, municipalities and counties are held. This bill would create a pilot project for IRV.

April 28th 2008
Time to run off runoffs
Fort Worth Star Telegram

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.

April 24th 2008
Pickard prevails in TCU presidential election
The Tufts Daily

Another successful election using IRV at Tufts University.

April 24th 2008
Instant Runoff Voting could simplify things
Commercial Appeal Online

An Op-Ed explaining the benefits of IRV and why Memphis Charter Commission should put a referendum on the ballot to give Memphis residents the option of choosing IRV for city elections.

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.

April 21st 2008
Plurality Voting Problematic for Columbia
The Columbia Spectator

An article explaining why Instant Runoff Voting could revitalize student democracy for student government elections at Columbia University.

April 19th 2008
GSA candidate withdraws from race
The Daily Bruin

An article about UCLA recent student elections using IRV which shows a key value for IRV focusing on how well it accommodates a candidate's late withdrawal in a campaign.

April 18th 2008
Minneapolis steps closer to instant runoff
Star Tribune

Minneapolis takes key step toward implementing IRV for mayoral and other city elections in 2009.

April 14th 2008
Winners of ASSU election announced
The Daily Stanford

Another successful student election using IRV has been held at Stanford University. Undergraduate senators, class presidents and special fee candidates have been elected through IRV.

April 14th 2008
Lawmakers will try to override vetoes
The Rutland Herald

News story on debate in Vermont about overriding the governor's veto of legislation to implement instant runoff voting for congressional elections.

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