New Jersey Articles:
October 29th 2009
Plurality voting rule is the real election spoiler
Baltimore Sun

In the midst of 3-way races in NJ and NY, FairVote board member and 1980 presidential candidate John Anderson makes the case for IRV over our flawed plurality system.

March 16th 2009
An electoral reform worth considering
New Jersey Law Journal

Advocates for the adoption of instant runoff voting in New Jersey, and for the New Jersey Senate to adopt Senate Joint Resolution 43, which would create a commission to study the issue.

October 28th 2008
When winner takes all, we lose: Fix electoral college now
New York Daily News

Bill Hammond calls for a National Popular Vote to make New York voters matter in the Presidential Election.

September 3rd 2008
Electoral College outdated; count each citizen's vote
Scarlet Scuttlebutt, NJ

Commentary argues that the electoral college should be abolished and supports the National Popular Vote plan.

July 21st 2008
Influx of Voters Likely to Test New Machines
New York Times

Article on likely problems with voting in November's elections, including a quote from FairVote's Adam Fogel on voting machine shortages.

June 15th 2008
Voting commission plagued by problems, limited funds
Associated Press

The Associated Press reports, Election Assistance Commission is experiencing some problems with growth.

May 6th 2008
A better way to elect a president
Boston Globe

Boston Globe columnist, Scot Lehigh, explains the functioning and the virtues of the National Popular Vote plan over the current Electoral College system.

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 30th 2008
National vote plan would help New York

Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine explains why the National Popular Vote Plan is good for the state of New York.

April 25th 2008
GOP objects to bill allowing recounts

Politico reports, a bill supported by Voting Rights Activists was blocked by the GOP serving on the House Administration Committee.

March 19th 2008
Bill aims to join popular vote compact
The Providence Journal

FairVote Rhode Island advances the National Popular Vote Plan in the Ocean State.

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

The Boston Globe endorses the National Popular Vote plan.

February 10th 2008
Plan would sidestep Electoral College
Star Telegram

Associated Press wire story on progress for 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 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.