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Ryan O'Donnell is Communications Director for FairVote - The Center for Voting and Democracy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan election reform group in Washington DC.

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Thursday, January 3, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Five Myths About the Iowa Caucuses Today, a unique American electoral event will shape one of the most contested presidential primaries in a generation. But don't believe all the hype about the Iowa Caucuses.

Thursday, November 9, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Candidates Weren't The Only Victors on Tuesday: Nationally, Election Reform Wins Big Instant runoff voting (IRV) and proportional voting advocates celebrated on November 7th with four big wins nationwide.

Wednesday, November 1, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Don't Leave Young Voters Behind Every year thousands of young people become eligible to vote but don't make it onto the voter rolls. We're seeing a huge chunk of incoming, full-fledged citizens being left behind by democracy.

Thursday, July 20, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Instant Runoff Voting: Two Major Advances in 24 Hours Instant runoff voting (IRV) moves forward in Oakland, CA and North Carolina. Meanwhile, November ballot measures will appear in cities and counties representing 1.6 million people.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

City Council Expected to Endorse an Early Primary for Washington, DC The DC City Council is expected to soon pass a resolution in support of an early 2008 Democratic Primary for the city of Washington. Were the DNC to act on the proposal, Washington DC would take its place immediately after Iowa or New Hampshire in the opening days of the presidential nomination window.

Friday, June 23, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

VegasVoting A proposal in Arizona would give a lucky voter a million dollars in order to encourage voter turnout. How about a free carwash too?

Wednesday, May 31, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

California Assembly Passes National Popular Vote Plan New legislation would enter California into an innovative interstate agreement to guarantee election of the presidential candidate with the most votes in all 50 states.

Sunday, March 26, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

"Choice" in Pennsylvania Kate Michelman's decision not to run for Senate is a modern measure of our democratic health, not just in Pennsylvania, but nationwide.

Thursday, February 23, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

The Electoral College: A new approach to reform

Wednesday, November 30, 2005      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Parties should make direct election of president a priority To make good on promises of inclusion, both parties must embrace direct election of the president, and a fairer primary schedule that doesn't shut out the majority of the country.