The Electoral College is in part to blame for the deep challenges American democracy has faced in recent years, notably in 2020, article.
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The bill that would allow out-of-town commuters and caretakers to vote by absentee ballot won passage in the Connecticut Senate.
Representation is likely to improve if New Jersey voters were to elect their members using proportional ranked choice voting (RCV).
The new election system approved by Alaska voters in 2020 will get [a]…first test this summer with a special congressional vote.
HB 3863 would convert most U.S. House elections to Single Transferable Vote system, and create much larger U.S. House districts.
Ranked choice voting (RCV) is reducing the chances of vote splitting and encouraging women and people of color to run for office.
Highlighting how women around the world benefit from proportional representation because it encourages women to reach the highest levels of power.
Roslyn Fuller, a leading expert in the study of the Athenian political system, speaks with me about her work and the direct democracy of ancient Athens.
Representative Dan Crenshaw, a Republican, is more likely to face a threat from a far-right challenger in his redrawn district in Huston.
D.C council is changing voting methods, moving towards digital solutions where voters could cast ballots from phones, tablets, computers.