Kansas Articles:
November 13th 2008
KC Group Wants to Change Voting System

A group called Kansas City for Ranked Choice Voting wants implement instant runoff voting.

November 5th 2008
As Maine goes, voting should go
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Editorial cites FairVote in calling for national standards for running elections.

October 30th 2008
Lawyers eye Missouri on Tuesday
Kansas City Star

This Kansas City Star article cites FairVote's Democracy SoS report on Missouri election administration and preparedness.

July 31st 2008
Ranked-choice voting
Kansas City Star

Letter to the Editor suggesting ranked choice voting as a solution to high-cost low-turnout runoff elections in Kansas.

July 26th 2008
Americans don't vote for long list of reasons
The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star takes a look at several reasons for low voter turnout in the U.S. FairVote's Adam Fogel says the government is not making an effort to ensure full, accurate voter rolls.

April 24th 2008
Civil rights groups sue state officials over voter registrations

St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports voting rights organizations are suing to force state agencies to comply with 1993 federal law that requires voter registration to be offered.

April 1st 2008
Missouri registers fewer poor to vote
Kansas City Star

The Kansas City star reports that fewer poor Americans are registered to vote.

January 28th 2008
The hunt for delegates
San Jose Mercury News

FairVote's Ryan O'Donnell comments on the impending delegate count and the need for reform in the presidential primary process.

October 1st 2007
Electoral College Reform?
Washington Lawyer

A thorough look at the ins and out of the Electoral College, featuring insight from FairVote chairman John Anderson in this cover story.

September 13th 2007
Failing Electoral College
The Nation

FairVote executive director Rob Richie explains how the National Popular Vote plan is the solution to the gross inequalities of the Electoral College system.

July 26th 2007
Are Voter Registration Drives Being Put Out of Business?

This commentary on voter registration drives highlights the need for non-partisan universal voter registration.

April 17th 2007
Getting Out to Get a Vote
The Washington Post

FairVote co-sponsors march that draws thousands to the Capitol for full voting rights for DC residents.

May 17th 2006
Eliminating 146 polls is no solution
The Wichita Eagle

America needs to go back to the drawing board for comprehensive election reform, argues FairVote's Ryan O'Donnell in the wake of Wichita's decision to close 70% of its polling places.

May 4th 2006
Rework republic's governance
University Daily Kansan

A KU student argues proportional voting is a Founding Fathers-supported way to boost voter choice, accountability and effective votes. Note that state-based proportional voting would not require a constituional amendment.

December 12th 2005
Four States Reach Election Agreement
Associated Press

Election officials in four states study integrating voter registration databases to create cleaner voter rolls.