Implementing the Vote
So got you STV/Choice Voting on the ballot at your school, campaigned for it during the election and finally won enough support to implement STV!


But the battle for a more democratic system is not over yet. This section will give you some basic tips for the actual running of an election. Everything usually sounds good in theory, but can sometimes fall apart in practice. FairVote knows this is not the case with Choice Voting, and we want you to realize it as well!

If you still have questions about the nuances of conducting a Choice Voting election, as always, don't hesitate to contact FairVote for more information.
Recent Articles
October 19th 2009
A better election system
Lowell Sun

Election expert Doug Amy explains how choice voting can "inject new blood" into the elections of Lowell (MA), and give voters a greater incentive to participate.

October 16th 2009
Haven't Detroit voters spoken enough?
Livingston Daily

In Detroit, there have been three mayors in the past two years and the current one has come under scrutiny. Perhaps a system like instant runoff voting will help bring political stability to motor city.

August 21st 2009
Black candidate for Euclid school board to test new voting system
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Limited voting, a form of proportional voting, will be used in Euclid (OH), in the hopes of allowing better representation of minorities.

July 2nd 2009
Reforming Albany
New York Times

FairVote's Rob Richie responds in a letter to the editor making the case for proportional voting systems to bring substantive reform to New York's legislature.