- Vermont Candidates
Strongly Back IRV: The League of Women Voters
of Vermont releases candidate survey results revealing strong
support for IRV.
- Nationally Known Secretary of State Recommends
IRV: Arkansas Secretary of State
Sharon Priest, chair of the Arkansas State Election Improvement
Study Commission and former president of the National Association
of Secretaries of State, recommends instant runoff voting for
- Vermont IRV
Read about and view the Power Point presentation given by
Secretary of State Deborah Markowitz to the National Association
of Secretaries of State meeting in Rhode Island on July 28,
- Rule by the Non-Majority: Plurality Winners in
American Elections: The Center
releases analysis of the frequency of plurality
winners (candidates winning with less than 50%) in state and
federal elections.October 2000.
- It's As Easy as
Final Report of the Vermont
Commission to Study Instant Runoff Voting. A 38 page report with
lots of useful general information, in addition to some analysis
that is unique to Vermont's constitution and circumstances.
Also check out pared down version: Itís As Easy as 1-2-3 Lite.
- Race, gender and runoff
elections: The Center's in-depth report
on the impact of runoffs on race and gender of candidates and a
comparison with instant runoff voting.
London Mayor's Race: a
short report on the first IRV electionfor mayor of London and
media coverage of the race by the Center's staff. May,
- Citizens' Guide to Voting
Equipment discusses the advantages and disadvantages of
voting technologies including compatibility with ranked ballot
voting systems such as IRV and choice voting.
- Post-Mortem on a successful campaign to allow IRV in
- Report on Louisiana
two-round runoff system tht
some propose as a response to Supreme Court decision invalidating
blanket primaries in California, Washington and
- The End of Majority
Rule? Prospects for the 1996 Presidential
Elections. November 6, 1995.
What is Instant Runoff Voting
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