Over 2 in 3 Americans voted using methods the GOP is trying to restrict. This is a finding made by recently published census data.
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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.
A coalition of prominent veterans and defense officials is turning their focus from military voting to free and fair elections for all citizens.
So far, seven cities in Utah County have announced that they plan to use ranked-choice voting in this year’s municipal elections.
Despite a Republican foothold, when Southern Democrats ran a candidate for state legislature, it increased the party’s district vote share.
The clerk of Perry County, Illinois, said it came down to golf balls to break the tie in the conscription’s most recent local elections.
Sortition was crucial to Ancient Athens’ democracy, but stayed largely unknown in recent history until the recent surge in interest.
A new bill aims to allow Puerto Ricans to choose their political future through a democratic process that includes ranked choice voting.
A number of colleges and universities around the country are implementing Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in their student elections.
At least 123 legislative proposals concerning ballot initiatives, veto referendums, referrals, local ballot measures, and recall were introduced.
Ranked voting election results reveal little about voter desires. Consider a ranked voting result in a race between four candidates.