Attempts to abolish the Electoral College: Over 600
Percentage of incumbents re-elected to the U.S. House, 1998-2004: 98.5%
News releases that break down the numbers that make up our democracy in a concise and entertaining way: 1
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November 12 - Suffragium Ex Machina
September 15 - Special Edition: The Many Faces of Reform
August 27 - If You Proportionally Allocate, They Will Come
July 17 - Primary Power to the People
June 25 - The Swing States of America
June 11 - New Jersey, Virginia and other States of Flux
May 26 - Get ‘Em (Ready to Vote) While They’re Young
May 14 - Good Things Come to Those Who Rank
February 05 - Michael Steele's RNC Win Helps Show how Instant Runoff Voting Works: Ranked voting methods abound in America culture
January 28 - FairVote Testimony on Ideas for Local Reform
May 14 - Deconstructing the Media's Clinton-Obama Ouija Board
April 03 - Delegating Democracy
February 04 - Understanding Super Tuesday
December 11 - Grand Old Primaries
November 30 - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Iowa Democratic Caucus
November 15 - Is There Accountability Without Candidates?
November 08 - Instant Runoffs are a Runaway Hit
October 25 - Nomination by Attrition
October 11 - The Senate Loses its Cool
October 04 - Of Campaigns and Crosswords
September 27 - The Primaries' Premature Nomination Problem
September 20 - Barry Bonds, Blast-offs and Ballots
September 13 - The President of Everyone?
September 06 - The First Shall Be Last
August 30 - To the Spoilers Belong the Victors
August 23 - Growing Polarization
August 16 - History of Congressional District Method for Presidential Elections Fraught with Partisan Intrigue
August 09 - Fuzzy Math
August 02 - The Myth of the Recount Menace
July 26 - '08ers to Big States:
We Only Love You for Your Money
July 19 - The People's House?
July 12 - Electoral College is #1 All-Time Constitutional Target
July 05 - Why is My D Voting Like an R?
June 28 - Electoral College Won't Keep Bloomberg Down