There’s a serious constitutional hurdle in Rhode Island to majority vote systems like instant-runoff voting and top-two nonpartisan primaries.
A high-turnout special offers some lessons about elections in RI.
A five-way race with a set of strong candidates means that anyone could win, but will a base matter more than money?
The race is on to unseat McKee, but right now, it’s all about managing perceptions.
How an achievable proposal for proportional representation using lists would work in Rhode Island.
Dan McKee could anoint his successor from the stampede of candidates, but both he and his pick are taking on a lot of risk.
September 8th will be the only election for many Rhode Islanders where there’s more than one candidate on the ballot. We should change that.
The General Assembly has a lot of uncontested seats, and more than a few missed chances for both parties.
The electoral incentives for the Rhode Island House’s leadership doesn’t match those faced by their caucuses.
Progressives are moving forward, despite a few losses.