Colorado Articles:
October 18th 2009
Voters to vote on how they voted
Aspen Daily News

Aspen has been using IRV since 2005, since the may 2007 election the local government will put out a poll to decide whether to go back to the old voting system or tweak the current one.

October 14th 2009
A Stone's Throw
The Aspen Times

Andy Stone runs through the positives and the negatives behind different voting systems.

September 17th 2009
Instant runoff election a model of transparency and verifiability
Aspen Times

Whether you like IRV or hate IRV, Aspen's election was a model of transparency and verifiability, and American elections would be improved if they incorporated elements of Aspen's election.

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 8th 2009
Audit of Aspen's election shows no holes in system
Aspen Times

An audit of Aspen's first instant runoff voting election showed that the system had run perfectly.

May 7th 2009
IRV appears to have worked, but the debate continues
Aspen Daily News

Aspen Daily News' analysis of how instant runoff voting worked in Aspen's first election using the system.

May 6th 2009
Aspen voter turnout breaks record
Aspen Times

Article on the record-breaking turnout in Aspen's May 5th election, the city's first using instant runoff voting.

May 6th 2009
Ireland wins mayoral race
Aspen Daily News

Aspen Daily News' coverage of the May 5 mayoral election, the city's first using instant runoff voting.

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.

April 11th 2009
Reviving the Motor Voter Law
The New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board urges the Justice Department to enforce "motor voter" and asks Congress to enact universal voter registration.

March 30th 2009
Cast vote for ranked choice
Fort Collins Coloradoan

Eric Fried outlines why instant runoff voting is superior to plurality voting, and argues for its adoption in Fort Collins, CO.

March 16th 2009
Local Briefs
Aspen Times

Aspen will use instant runoff voting for the first time in May.

March 10th 2009
Aspen council adopts instant runoff voting method
Aspen Times

The Aspen City Council voted to adopt a unique method of instant runoff voting for Mayoral and City Council races.

February 19th 2009
Public weighs instant runoff in mock election
Aspen Daily News

The Aspen City Council held a mock election Wednesday night to show voters the difference between the two types of instant runoff voting the city will be considering for its upcoming election. The two types are called sequential and batch.

January 24th 2009
How Not to Pick a Senator
Washington Post

Editorial calls for special elections to fill Senatorial vacancies.