Iowa Articles:
April 23rd 2009
Mike Currie elected UISG president
Daily Iowan

Results from University of Iowa's recent Student Government election using instant runoff voting.

March 12th 2009
Instant runoff voting just makes sense
Des Moines Register

Letter to the Editor in the Des Moines Register defending instant runoff voting against anti-IRV Op-ed.

March 9th 2009
A look at instant-runoff voting
Daily Freeman-Journal

Daily Freeman-Journal writer Andy Hallman talks about the difficulties third parties have in American elections. He advocates for instant runoff voting as a solution.

January 31st 2009
Guest column: Instant runoff avoids costs, increases choice
Des Moines Register

Comment piece argues that instant runoff elections would save Iowans money and ensure that the winning candidate is preferred by most voters.

October 17th 2008
October 17th Update on Presidential Visits and Spending

FairVote's press release shows that in the "Swing States of America," candidates ignore a majority of states and follow voting patterns of 2004 Presidential Election.

August 25th 2008
Political process edges out the public
The Buffalo News

FairVote's Adam Fogel quoted in an option piece in the Buffalo News that argues that the government should make it easier for New Yorkers to vote.

June 17th 2008
Many states turning to paper ballots for fall
Bosten Globe

According to the Boston Globe, many states are choosing to use paper ballots in the upcoming general election.

May 7th 2008
Iowa secretary of state won't appeal English-only ruling
Spencer Daily Reporter

The Spencer Daily reports, Iowa Secretary of State will follow the judge's decision and use English only forms, but investigate other options.

April 30th 2008
Majority Rule at Last
Washington Monthly

The Brennan Center's Michael Waldman lays out the case for the National Popular Vote Plan for electing the president.

April 11th 2008
Choice voting is the choice
The Daily Iowan

Carla Keppler reports how IRV student elections at UI and other universities in the U.S. have been successful for democracy on campuses.

April 4th 2008
Judge puts English only on voter forms
The Des Moines Register

An Iowa judge upholds English only voter registration forms, potentially disenfranchising Iowans.

April 3rd 2008
RNC looks to fix 2012 primaries
The Washington Times

An RNC committee approved a proposal to fix the Republican presidential primary process for 2012.

March 4th 2008
Should 17 Year Olds Vote in the Primaries?

FairVote's Adam Fogel discusses the increase in youth participation in the presidential primaries and the benefits of allowing 17-year-olds to vote if they'll be 18 by November.

March 4th 2008
UISG results expected Thursday
The Daily Iowan

IRV student elections held for the first time at the University of Iowa with a record turnout.

February 4th 2008
Change: Substantive and Systematic
Asian Week

Asian Week columnist Phil Tajitsu Nash backs FairVote reforms like instant runoff voting and the National Popular Vote plan in a commentary on the 2008 elections