FairVote acts to transform our elections to achieve secure access to participation for all, a full spectrum of meaningful ballot choices and majority rule with fair representation. As a catalyst for change, we build support for innovative strategies to win a constitutionally protected right to vote, universal voter registration, a national popular vote for president, instant runoff voting and proportional voting.
We are beginning to see a proliferation of Main Stream Media “journalism” about electoral reform. Canadian unfamiliarity with other electoral systems makes it incredibly easy for the main stream news media to get the facts wrong, and pass along misinformation as fact when discussing “Proportional Representation” and “Preferential Ballot/Alternate Vote/Instant Runoff Voting.”
one simple way we can easily change the world for the better...demand Instant Runoff Elections! (this succinct illustration of the idea comes from this link - http://kirbymtn.blogspot.com/2011/04/instant-runoff-voting-explained.html )
Instant‐runoff voting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Voting and Elections Discuss Democracy. For discussion and debate about how we should conduct voting and elections. For example, should we use plurality or instant runoff voting? Should we use districts or proportional representation? Should the U.S. elect its president by national popular vote?