District of Columbia Articles:
August 13th 2009
An Official Right to Vote
The New York Times

FairVote's Adam Fogel responds to a New York Times Editorial about felon disenfranchisement.

July 27th 2009
Election Day Registration
Washington Post

Washington Post editorial page comes out in favor of DC's Omnibus Election Reform Act of 2009, which includes several FairVote-backed measures for improvements to registration and increased participation.

June 13th 2009
Registration And Voting On Same Day Sought in D.C.
The Washington Post

The D.C. City Council considers a variety of election reforms, including same day registration, advance registration for 16-year-olds and 17-year-old primary voting.

April 19th 2009
Making the District More of a Democracy
The Washington Post

FairVote's Adam Fogel shows how Washington, DC can move toward the goal of universal voter registration before it receives a vote in Congress.

April 17th 2009
State on right track by joining national popular vote compact
Longview Daily News

Longview Daily News editorial in favor of the National Popular Vote Plan.

February 26th 2009
Senate Passes Bill Giving the District a House Vote
The Washington Post

The U.S. Senate passed the DC House Voting Rights Act, but attached an amendment that would eliminate most of the District's gun control laws.

February 24th 2009
Drive to enfranchise DC clears Senate hurdle
Associated Press

The U.S. Senate votes 62-34 to move the DC House Voting Rights Act forward.

February 18th 2009
‘We’ll Take It’
The New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board endorses the DC Voting Rights Act of 2009.

November 10th 2008
How D.C. votes
The Washington Times

FairVote Executive Director Rob Richie and former staff member Jack Santucci explain how winner take all rules promote one party rule on the Washington, DC City Council.

April 30th 2008
Majority Rule at Last
Washington Monthly

The Brennan Center's Michael Waldman lays out the case for the National Popular Vote Plan for electing the president.

April 30th 2008
National vote plan would help New York
NewsDay

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine explains why the National Popular Vote Plan is good for the state of New York.

April 21st 2008
Make Electoral College reflect overall popular vote
Nashville Tennessean

Nashville Tennessean editorial board endorses National Popular Vote plan, citing lack of attention paid to most states and the possibility for popular vote losers to win the presidency.

February 28th 2008
It's Pat!
The Hoya

Georgetown University uses IRV for its Spring 2008 student elections. The process has been adopted in 2006.

December 18th 2007
An opportunity to dump the electoral college
NJ.com

Columnist Frank Askin writes about the National Popular Vote plan, and why the time has come to dump the Electoral College.

November 28th 2007
Real Reform
The Reporter

FairVote friend Steven Hill slams the congressional district plan for awarding electoral votes and points to a better option: a national popular vote for president.

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