Showing posts tagged with: "Ranked Choice Voting"

Political Competition Hits Historic Low: Part One . April 6, 2017

Political Competition Hits Historic Low: Part OneThe Anti-Competitive Impact of Winner-Take-All Voting and Partisan RedistrictingDemocracy cannot be just defined by the right to vote. Voters must also be offered meaningful choices between candidates and a genuine degree of electoral competition. Outside of a few battleground states, competition... read more

UK’s Alternative Vote Headed for Defeat . May 6, 2011

Yesterday voters in the United Kingdom went to the polls to decide whether or not to change the voting system used to elect members of the House of Commons, the lower house of parliament. It was only the second time a national referendum has been held throughout the United Kingdom, and the first since the national referendum in 1975. Voters were asked,... read more

‘Tis the Season to be…Cordial? . December 6, 2010

By the time a political campaign season wraps up, most of us feel as though we barely survived a wild west, mud slinging throw-down. Of course, voters have grown increasingly tired of that narrative, and some election reforms might be changing what we can expect from campaigns. Phil Ting recently announced his bid for San Francisco mayor, and within... read more