Congressman John Porter
"The next President should promote the concept of "instant runoffs" in U.S. elections, in order that candidates who appeal to a broad range of the electorate have a better chance to win their races and serve our citizenry." - Congressman John Porter, 2007

John Porter represented Illinois in the U.S. House as a Republican for two decades until his retirement in 2001. In 2007 he wrote a powerful case for instant runoff voting Opportunity 08, a Brookings Institute collection of essays. Read his full essay here.