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School Election News

April 2003

University of Maryland Diamondback coverage of Election 2003 and their first use of IRV.

  • Utah State Statesman : "Campuses implement changes in elections." April 23, 2003.
  • UC-Irvine New University : "Choice voting may improve elections." April 21, 2003.
  • South Carolina Daily Gamecock : "Voting center poses instant runoff method." April 18, 2003.
  • The Mac Weekly: "Greens, Democrats support IRV." Members of the Campus Greens and College Democrats at Macalester College endorse IRV.
  • The Daily Tarheel: "Elections face change." CVD's John Russell is quoted in story about possible reforms to delayed runoffs at UNC-Chapel Hill. April 15, 2003.
  • Oregon Daily Emerald: "Choice Voting gives students representation, reason to vote." Commentary by CVD's John Russell puts choice voting in student government context. Also published in University of Illinois-Chicago Today . April 14, 2003.
  • Lehigh Brown and White: "New voting systems hit."UCSD adoption of IRV sparks campus debate. April 13, 2003.
  • The Stanford Daily: "Few changes made for ASSU elections." Stanford gears up for this years use of IRV. April 8, 2003.
  • UCSD Guardian: "A.S. approves instant runoff." Coverage of the UCSD win in their student paper. April 3, 2003.
  • Press Release: "New election reform wave hits college campuses" UC-San Diego joins student governments adopting fair elections methods. April 1, 2003.
  • Rice Thresher: "Debbink and Leggett elected in highly contested presidential contest." IRV elects majority winner in 6-candidate presidential race. February 21, 2003.
  • California Aggie: "Choice Voting Passes by Over 1000 Votes." Landslide student referendum results approve IRV and choice voting. February 21, 2003.
  • The Chronicle: "Jean-Baptiste signs bylaw amendment." Coverage of Duke University's adoption of IRV. February 17, 2003.
  • Press Release : Green Party at UC Davis Launches Diversity and Democracy Campaign - November 19, 2002 and  article about UC Davis' initiative effort - November 22, 2002.
  • Student Life (Washington University, St. Louis): "Instant Runoffs " - October 1, 2002

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