The most important reform cities and school districts can implement is PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION THROUGH RANKED VOTING. Councils and school boards should be elected by ranked ballot (i.e., single transferable vote, STV) to ensure that everyone is represented in proportion to their percentage of the population. This is the way elections have been conducted in Australia and Ireland for nearly 100 years and is the perfect remedy for alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act. See ***http://fresnorankedvoting.blogspot.com*** or ***www.cfer.org*** for more info.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The Sacramento Bee ran an article today about cities and school districts being targets for California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) lawsuits. Here is my comment on the article: