Georgians who want hand-marked paper ballots challenging new election system state officials rushing to implement for next year’s presidential primaries.
Election Methods articles on Democracy Chronicles
This election methods reform section will highlight alternatives to the widely used plurality voting system like approval, ranked and instant-runoff voting. See our entire section called Voting Methods Central. Also see our section on American democracy.
Ranked choice voting (RCV) makes democracy more fair and functional. It works in a variety of contexts. It is a simple change that can have a big impact.
Former Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R) on Sunday announced that he would not run for his old Maine seat in 2020, citing “family priorities.”
A strong, radically democratic vision for the left must combine advocacy of growing state power with demands for more effective citizen oversight.
On June 28, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed SB 48, a budget bill that includes a provision abolishing the straight-ticket device.
FairVote Minnesota will host a ranked-choice voting demonstration in Bloomington using doughnuts, coffee, juice and water to aid in the presentation.
To what extent are elections truly democratic? At the dawn of democracy in Athens, elected representatives used to be picked by lot.
Some nice things fall out of a system like Liquid Voting, or Delegative Democracy. The main idea is that you can give your vote to other people.
Kansas Democrats have taken the steps to reform the way that they participate in the process of nominating a Presidential candidate.
Maine’s position cemented as RCV leader, after state house of representatives and senate and voted to establish RCV for all presidential contests.