The editorial page editor of the Portland (Maine) Press Herald has this commentary on the May 23 decision of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on ranked choice voting. The commentary points out the problems that Maine will have in 2018 … Continue reading
On May 22, the New Jersey Green Party gubernatorial nominee, Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale, submitted his petition to be on the ballot.
On May 23, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled unanimously that the initiative for ranked choice voting passed by the voters in 2016 conflicts with the Maine Constitution. The Maine Constitution since 1880 has said that winners are determined by … Continue reading
On May 22, the California Assembly passed AB 469 by 62-8. It shrinks the amount of time in which candidates may circulate petitions in lieu of filing fee. But it reduces the number of signatures required. Statewide office drops from … Continue reading
Joel Fox analyzes what we now know about the California 2018 gubernatorial race. His analysis assumes the top-two system will remain unchanged for that election. … Continue reading
During the years 1970 through 2016, there have been 10,463 regularly-scheduled U.S. House elections (this includes Delegate from the District of Columbia for the years 1972-2016; there was no such election in D.C. in 1970). During those years, there have … Continue reading