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Better runoff in an instant
By Adam Friedman - Boston Herald - February 25, 2011
Boston taxpayers, take heed: You just paid $29 per ballot to elect a city councilor. You probably could've used that extra money for a half-tank of gas, or a night out at your favorite restaurant. Instead, you spent an estimated... Read More »

Torn voters, let's rank those candidates
By Adam Friedman - Boston Globe - April 22, 2010
When is a democracy not a democracy? When a candidate wins an election with only 30 percent of the vote. Last Tuesday was just one more chilling example of the "spoiler effect"... Read More »

Cambridge Senate election illustrates tyranny of minority
By Adam Friedman - Cambridge Chronicle - April 22, 2010
When is a democracy not a democracy? When a candidate wins an election with only 30 percent of the vote. Last Tuesday was just one more chilling example of the "spoiler effect"... Read More »

Instant runoff voting gives voters more choices
By Shirley Kressel - South End News - February 4, 2010
On every political level, federal, state and local, this country is going through some extraordinary turmoil. The latest upset in the Massachusetts Senate election, throwing the "Kennedy seat"... Read More »

Activists Look To Changing MA Voting System (radio)
By Paul Tuthill - WAMC 98.1 Great Barrington, MA - October 13, 2009

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Instant runoff voting may be on the ballot in Massachusetts next year
By Stephanie Kraft - The Valley Advocate - October 1, 2009
There's a flaw in our election system that's frustrated thoughtful voters for a long time. It's the winner-take-all structure of our balloting: the fact that you find yourself having to worry about the "horse race" level of the election to feel that you're making your vote count, and the danger that a spoiler can steal votes from a more qualified candidate... Read More »

Like Hollywood, U.S. should update its voting system
By Blair Bobier - USA Today - September 23, 2009
Once upon a time, Hollywood cinematographers, disenchanted with black-and-white movies, embraced color film to more faithfully represent what they saw through the lenses of their cameras. Now Hollywood has taken an equally innovative step to represent the preferences of those who make the movies... Read More »

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts on Instant Runoff Voting
August 7, 2009
Voting systems should be easy to use, administer and understand, encourage high voter turnout, encourage real discussion on issues, promote minority representation, and encourage candidates to run... Read More »

And the Oscar for Best Voting System Goes to ... Instant Runoff Voting
By Rob Richie - Huffington Post - September 2, 2009
There's good news from Hollywood for electoral reformers ready to open up American elections to more choices and maximize turnout when people elect their leaders...Read More »