New Mexico Articles:
September 8th 2009
Chooser Illusion
Santa Fe Reporter

Santa Fe prepares to experiment with IRV, and local candidates see the value of a system that provides a legitimate mandate from the voters.

May 14th 2009
Let's Make Every Vote Count
The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation magazine, highlights FairVote's research in an important piece on the "broad support" growing in the states for the National Popular Vote plan to elect the president.

May 5th 2009
Larry R. Bradley and Rob Richie: To increase voter turnout, try a more efficient election process
Omaha World-Herald

Op-ed by author Larry Bradley and FairVote Executive Director Rob Richie on why Omaha should dump its low turnout primaries in favor of instant runoff voting.

September 8th 2008
Vote 2008: Polling booth numbers could be cause for concern
Santa Fe New Mexican

FairVote report on election administration is featured in this article on potential Election Day problems in New Mexico.

June 17th 2008
Many states turning to paper ballots for fall
Bosten Globe

According to the Boston Globe, many states are choosing to use paper ballots in the upcoming general election.

June 5th 2008
Miller Files For House Race
Albuquerque Journal

Green Party's congressional candidacy sparks debate about bringing instant runoff voting to New Mexico.

April 24th 2008
Civil rights groups sue state officials over voter registrations
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports voting rights organizations are suing to force state agencies to comply with 1993 federal law that requires voter registration to be offered.

March 6th 2008
Editorial: Next city election a new ballgame
Santa Fe New Mexican

The Santa Fe New Mexican covers the recent win for instant runoff voting in Santa Fe.

February 10th 2008
My view: Charter changes would inspire more voters
Santa Fe New Mexican

Local Santa Fe activist believes ranked choice voting and public financing are good for the city.

December 24th 2007
City voters to weigh instant runoffs
Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New Mexican discusses the new IRV ballot measure.

December 21st 2007
City voters to weigh instant runoffs
Santa Fe New Mexican

Article discussing push for instant runoff voting in Santa Fe, New Mexico through a proposed March 2008 charter amendment.

December 9th 2007
My view: Include Instant Runoff Voting in election code
Santa Fe New Mexic

Op. ed. advocating instant runoff voting in New Mexico to give voters control over elections, rather than parties.

November 1st 2007
It's not fraud, it's alienated voters
Politico

James Sample explores the myth of voter fraud and discusses continuing obstacles in voter database management.

October 1st 2007
Electoral College Reform?
Washington Lawyer

A thorough look at the ins and out of the Electoral College, featuring insight from FairVote chairman John Anderson in this cover story.

September 25th 2007
Charter changes: Some good, some, uh
Santa Fe New Mexican

The Santa Fe New Mexican gets behind instant runoff voting, "a sophisticated concept, but this is a city of sophisticated voters."