Court temporarily blocked order forcing Commerce Secretary to be questioned this week over decision to add citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Proportional Representation articles on DC
Proportional representation is a concept in voting systems that means that the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the number of votes received. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on the Electoral College.
The idea here is that if we want a legislative part of our government to cover broad ideas, then we need to have a voting method that elects a diverse enough body that can actually generate those broad ideas.
A referendum in British Columbia would allow voters decide on the type of election method to use from among a limited list of options and be offered a chance to ditch plurality voting.
Municipal elections in the city of Mission Viejo will use a cumulative voting system in an effort to better represent the area’s minority voters.
In November, Californians will not have to decide whether the state should be partitioned
Proposal to divide the state into three separate states has received enough signatures from voters to appear on the ballot
Polls that have consistently shown that a majority of Americans wants to elect the President by popular vote
Do states have the authority to penalize presidential electors and bind their vote to reflect popular will?
At the moment, whoever exceeds 270 electoral votes wins the election even if the candidate loses the popular vote
A proposal would put an end to the superdelegate system once and for all for the Party’s presidential nomination process