Multi-winner Districts


Multi-Winner Districts

Posted on Women Win on March 12, 2021

In the U.S. and other countries women fare best in proportional representation systems. Ranked choice voting with multi-winner districts is the best way of implementing proportional representation. And better yet, the U.S. has a long history of using ranked choice voting with multi-winner districts, which we can build upon.

 

Our partners in this reform include: FairVote; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Rep. Don Beyer (Va.)


Multi-Winner Districts and Women’s Representation: From New Zealand to the United States

Posted on Blog on September 29, 2017

New Zealand recently conducted its 2017 Parliamentary elections. With a mixed member electoral system in the House of Representatives, officials are elected from both single-winner electorates and party lists. In the recent election, 45% of the party list seats (multi-winner) were won by women, compared to only 35% of the general electorate seats (single-winner).



Training Is Only The First Step

Posted on Blog on June 16, 2016



Finnish and Danish Elections

Posted on Blog by on August 19, 2015