Maine Articles:
February 24th 2009
Drive to enfranchise DC clears Senate hurdle
Associated Press

The U.S. Senate votes 62-34 to move the DC House Voting Rights Act forward.

February 18th 2009
�We�ll Take It�
The New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board endorses the DC Voting Rights Act of 2009.

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

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

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
Groups Push to Restore Va. Felons' Voting Rights
Washington Post

The Washington Post reports, Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is trying to add thousands of nonviolent offenders to the voting rolls in time for the November election.

May 1st 2008
Constitutional amendment allowing 17 year-olds to vote going on the ballot

The Connecticut Legislature unanimously passed a constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-old primary voting. The issue will be on the ballot in November.

February 18th 2008
A fix for the Electoral College
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe endorses the National Popular Vote plan.

February 15th 2008
John Martin: Examining the history of electoral votes
Bangor Daily News

Maine Senator John Martin examines Maine's method of allocating electoral votes and asserts his support of the National Popular Vote plan.

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

January 22nd 2008
Pa. lawmakers push to give primary vote to 17-year-olds
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PA legislators look to follow Maryland's lead by allowing 17-year-old primary voting.

January 3rd 2008
Vote early, vote often
Newport Mercury

Newport, RI editorial endorsing FairVote RI's youth pre-registration proposal.

December 10th 2007
Minnesota's Election Day Registration Draws Young People To The Polls
MTV News

MTV News reports that Minnesota's Election Day Registration law increases youth voter turnout and enhances security at the polls.

December 6th 2007
One Student, No Vote
The American Prospect

Adam Doster of the American prospect takes on the issue of student voter discrimination and disenfranchisement. Right to Vote Director Adam Fogel shares his experiences during the '06 election.

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 19th 2007
The manipulators are ready to tilt the next election
Seattle Times

Why Washington's Legislature should consider joining Maryland in the National Popular Vote compact and "respect the choice of the people in 2008."